Apply for the Special Projects Program: Employers

Non-profit organizations in PEI and municipal and provincial government departments and agencies in PEI can apply for Special Projects funding to create employment opportunities for unemployed Islanders who have difficulty securing employment.

Who is eligible for employment through this program?

This program supports unemployed Islanders who are at least 30 years of age who have or are about to exhaust their Employment Insurance benefits. 

What do I need to complete this application online?

You will need to provide detailed information about your organization including CRA and Workers Compensation registration as well as a clear description of the employment opportunity including required skill, wage rate and employment start and end dates.

How long will it take to complete the application?

The form will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. Fields marked with a red star (*) are mandatory.Before completing this application, find more specific information in the Special Projects Program Guidelines.

Rural and Regional Development

General Inquiries

Department of Rural and Regional Development
1st Floor, Access PEI
Summerside
120 Heather Moyse Drive
Summerside, PE C1N 5Y8

regional@gov.pe.ca