GrantMatch helps local ferry company secure funding for captain training program
The Walpole Algonac Ferry is the closest route linking the Detroit suburbs to the Wallaceburg, Chatham, London and Toronto areas.
Navigating the St. Clair River takes a specific set of skills. So does Navigating grants & Incentives.
The Walpole Algonac Ferry service has been in operation for over 100 years. Operating out of the historic Walpole Island First Nation in Ontario, Canada, the ferry crosses the St. Clair River to Algonac Michigan, USA.
The ferry service understands the importance of utilizing the grant programming available in their space, and counts on GrantMatch to research, identify and secure government funding on their behalf.
THE WALPOLE ALGONAC FERRY EMPLOYS A SKILLED STAFF OF CAPTAINS AND OPERATORS. INVESTING IN THIS WORKFORCE IS A MUST, AND GOVERNMENT GRANT FUNDING CAN MAKE IT MORE AFFORDABLE
Walpole Algonac Ferry Received $82,000 in Funding for a Ferry Captain Training Program
With the help of GrantMatch, Walpole Algonac Ferry Ltd. secured funding through the Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG) for a Ferry Captain Training Program.
The COJG provides direct financial support to employers who wish to purchase training for their employees. It is available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees.
The Walpole Algonac Ferry received $82,000 in funding for a Ferry Captain Training Program. Training is provided through Georgian College’s Marine Studies Program and will take place at their Owen Sound campus and onsite at the Walpole Island Ferry facility in southwestern Ontario.
Upon completion of the course, trainees will receive an industry-recognized Master Limited 60 Ton Certification and will have the opportunity to work as part of Walpole Algonac Ferry’s expanded ferry service between Canada and the United States on the St. Clair River.
FUNDING APPROVAL: CANADA ONTARIO JOB GRANT
INCREASE IN OPERATING CAPACITY
Its been a pleasure working with GrantMatch. Their level of expertise is reassuring and I have full confidence in them to find and file grants for the Walpole Algonac Ferry. We will be using them again for sure.
General Manager, Walpole Algonac Ferry Ltd
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