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.