Technology Education

Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund

The 2017-18 Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund grant forms are now available.

The Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund provides targeted funding to ensure that students have access to state of the art equipment to learn the high-demand skills they need to get good jobs in Manitoba's growing economy. The Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund provides $1,500,000.00 to improve technical vocational and industrial arts programs in Grades 7-12. This support is intended to ensure that programming is relevant to current and future labour market needs.

This fund will focus on preparing students to take advantage of employment opportunities in Manitoba’s growing economy and to continue the development of Manitoba’s skilled workforce. The fund will further support the need for advanced equipment pertaining to “Green Jobs” in Manitoba. Particular emphasis will be placed on supporting high school level programs to become accredited with Apprenticeship Manitoba.

Grant Application Information and Forms

Please note important new application and information for the 2017-2018 Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund. Several changes in the application process are outlined in the letter to superintendents and should be noted, including a new fillable application form, and a five application per school division limit. The SSEEF application deadline is September 30, 2017.

Announcement Letter (MS Word Document 74 KB)
2017-2018 Application Guidelines (MS Word Document 25 KB)
2017-2018 School Division Application and Recommendation Form (MS Word Document 51 KB)

If you have any questions or require assistance with completing the application, please contact:

Kim Poirier
Consultant, Technical-Vocational Education
Telephone: 204-945-7947
Toll free: 1-800-282-8069, ext. 7947