Did you know you can get FREE MONEY for school after high school?
The Canada Learning Bond (CLB) is FREE money that the Government adds to Registered Education Savings Plans (RESP) for children from low-income families. This money helps to pay the costs of a child’s full- or part-time studies after high school and can be used for:
- apprenticeship programs and trade schools
- colleges and universities
No personal contributions to an RESP are required to receive the CLB. You just have to open an RESP account at a bank (no fees) and then apply for it.
How much a child could get:
The Government of Canada contributes up to $2,000 to an RESP for an eligible child. This includes:
- $500 for the first year of eligibility
- $100 each year the child continues to be eligible (up to and including the benefit year in which they turn 15)
A child is eligible for the FREE CLB money if they:
- are from a low-income family
- are born on or after January 1, 2004
- are a resident of Canada
- have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN)
- are named in an RESP account at a bank
- Children in care, for whom a Children’s Special Allowance is payable, are eligible for the CLB.
Request the CLB on behalf of an eligible child when you open a Registered Education Saving Plan at a bank.
Don’t forget! Regardless of income, open an RESP for your kids and receive more free money from the Canada Education Savings Program.
Education is the New Buffalo Indie Film Event
Are you a social service agency looking to connect your youth and families to more education supports? Our streaming package provides some cool films, inspirational speakers, and information on how your community can get free bucks for going to school. Send us an email to find out when and where our next online event is!
Youth! We will pay you $100 to make a meme/tik tok or gif about the CLB!
CAOS is looking for funny and appropriate content directed toward Indigenous and new-immigrant youth. Help spread the word about getting free money for education after high school, and get paid $100! Learn more>>
Now you can finally learn Blackfoot Language in the comfort of your own home.
F.P. Walshe Grade 9 students created animated videos with CAOS and Artistic Director Xstine Cook. This project was funded by the Government of Canada’s Canada Learning Bond Program