Good stuff! Wage Subsidies and Arts Funding

t's always a finance recruiting event at this blog!Here it is the day before Valentine’s Day and the love is already flowing for our youth and for the arts.  Yay!

The Get Youth Working! Program has secured additional funds and will continue to accept applications for funding until March 31, 2013. The program offers employers a $2,800 hiring incentive (up to 3 employees at $2,800 each) to hire eligible youth, 15 -29 years of age. Additionally, employers may request up to$1,000 to purchase training for the newly-hired youth.

The Arts in Education Council of BC Fund offers small grants or awards up to $500 to pay the fees of teachers, artists or other individuals presenting workshops, clinics or seminars designed to increase the appreciation of the arts and professional development of teachers in BC schools.  These grants are awarded to organizations to assist in the presentation of professional development workshops, clinics or seminars designed to increase the appreciation of the arts for teachers in BC schools especially at the elementary level.  2013 Deadlines: April 5th, 2013 and October 4th, 2013.

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