Funding Opportunities for Private-Sector Business – Intentional Focus


There are a few opportunities for PEI private sector businesses to access funding for owners and/or employees to attend our training.

If you want training for the owner of a PEI business:

  • you (or your business manager) may be eligible for a non-repayable 50 per cent cost-shared contribution to offset the cost of the Intentional Focus or One-on-one Planning Programs through Innovation PEI’s Professional Service Assistance Program. Please contact Innovation PEI directly to discuss eligibility at 902-368-6300 or toll-free 1-800-563-3734.                   

Please use the following in the application for a “Description of project or activity”:

This program accelerates learning and adoption of essential skills to increase productivity, engagement, collaboration and ability to adapt to the rapidly changing demands of today’s workplace, improved performance and productivity, improved problem solving and communication skills which increase ability to manage your business and grow revenue.

  • CBDC has an Entrepreneur Training fund which can cover up to 90% of the training costs to a maximum of $2000 (you pay the hst). We’d be happy to share the information we have about this funding source. Send us an email! And, to apply, contact the program officer in your area:

If you want training for employees of a private sector PEI business:

  • Skills PEI has some funding that could cover up to 2/3 of the cost of training for individual employees or your whole team. Email us for more information and support to apply.