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FOR THE TRADES

It goes beyond a commitment—it’s a passion.

THE POWER OF SUPPORT

From tools to time, we support pros on the toughest jobsites. Here’s how DEWALT® is fortifying the future of
the trades through initiatives that support and grow skills for tradespeople.

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Helping Skill, Reskill and Upskill Tradespeople

DEWALT GROW THE TRADES GRANT

With an estimated 10 million global manufacturing jobs currently unfilled, the trade skills gap is an urgent challenge. That’s why we’re committing $30 million in grant money over five years to nonprofits – helping fund important vocational skills training and reskilling programs in construction. Together we can close the trade skills gap and help grow the trades.

Trade-Focused Nonprofits – Register and Setup EFT With Benevity!
Apply For A 2024 Grant
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Kick Off Your Career

DEWALT TRADES SCHOLARSHIP

DEWALT is committed to empowering the next generation of skilled tradespeople.

A total of 8, $5,000 USD DEWALT Trades Scholarships are available to Canadians. Applications will open in September 2024.

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Addressing the Skilled Trades Gap

SKILLED TRADES TRAINING PARTNERSHIPS

Students should be trained on tools used on job sites. That is why DEWALT has partnered with Institutions like Humber College, Conestoga College, The National Electrical Trade Council, and more to provide tools, scholarships, and bursaries to ensure that Canada’s young tradespeople have the training and tools they need for their future success.

SUPPORTING THE NEXT GENERATION

SKILLS CANADA NATIONAL COMPETITION

As an Official Sponsor of the Skills Canada National Competition, DEWALT supplies 14 competition areas with the tools used to compete on the national stage.

DEWALT TOOL ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM

The tools used during the Skills Canada National Competition are donated to six eligible schools in the province where the competition is held.

APPLY FOR A 2024 GRANT


There’s so much more in store to help grow the trades.