The Fort Smith Job Creation Fund is a GNWT funded program which supports new employment opportunities in Fort Smith. This funding encourages local job creation and puts Fort Smith in a better position for long-term economic growth.
Private sector businesses and non-profit organizations across all industries can apply for funding to reduce the costs of hiring and training for new positions within their organization.
- apply for a grant to offset salary or on-the-job training costs, or both to:
- Subsidize salary for a new position in your organization or on-the-job training for a new position up to $25,000 per business or organization.
April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023 - Fiscal Year Applications / Expenditure Reports Due
- If you applied for funding during the 2022 - 2023 fiscal year, expenditure reports are due by March 31, 2023. Please see form attached below OR fill out the Expenditure Report online at: https://forms.gle/71JstUSLHsxenfZn7
- If you applied for the first time during the 2022 - 2023 fiscal year, your business or organization may be eligible for continued support for a second year upon submission of the Job Creation Fund Expenditure Report
- Please see the Expenditure Report attached below.
April 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024 - Fiscal Year Applications
- If you applied during the 2022 - 2023 fiscal year, your business or organization may be eligible for continued support for a second year upon submission of the Job Creation Fund Expenditure Report
- Expressions of Interest application period is now open.
- Applications will be open from March 1 - April 30, 2023
How to Apply
- Fill out Fort Smith Job Fund Expression of Interest / Application Form
- Online form:: https://forms.gle/tEq6s9W9fLxDovb68 OR
- PDF - Expression of Interest Form - to print and complete - see attachment in documents section below.
- Scan and email Expressions of Interest to : email@example.com OR
- Drop off at the Town of Fort Smith Administration Office (Town Hall) at 174 McDougal Road, Fort Smith, NT.
New Jobs in Fort Smith
Local Employers can now have their job listings posted on the Town of Fort Smith website at: https://www.fortsmith.ca/municipal/career-opportunities . Email us your job information and we will have it posted for you!
To request to have your job posted please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org