***Program is no longer accepting applications***

Starter Company Plus is a program of the government of Ontario that helps people over the age of 18 to start a business, grow an existing business of 3 years or less or purchase a current business.

The program provides training and coaching through the Small Business Centre, paired with advice and mentorship from local entrepreneurs to assist and support your business.

The opportunity to apply for a grant to launch or grow your business through comprehensive training and preparation of a complete business plan including financials as well as the experience of running a successful business that may help you obtain more traditional business financing, such as bank loan if you so require in the future.

You may be eligible to receive up to $5,000 in grant funding to put towards your business.

*The amount of grant funding is based on strength of the business plan, economic impact (jobs created), personal investment and long-term sustainability.  The number of grants available is limited.