This guide for business owners covers current Business in the Streets funding programs, including grants, loans, and other types of financing for entrepreneurs.
This is our dedicated “hub” page for Business in the Streets funding programs. We’ll continuously update this page to reflect changes in programs – so bookmark this page and check back often for updates!
Business in the Streets Mandate
The Business in the Streets (BITS) is a Toronto not-for-profit organization providing youth facing barriers access to top-tier business training, peer mentorship, micro-financing, and ongoing business support. BITS commits to help young people from disadvantaged, marginalized and underserved communities access quality entrepreneurial programs, mentorship and networking opportunities.
Types of Funding Business in the Streets Offers
The Business in the Streets offers financial incentives, including grants, loans and more.
Below are the links to the BITS’ financial incentives:
- Virtual Business Training
- Business Grant (a chance to receive)
- Professional Development (a chance to receive)
- Business Training
- Access to BITS Bucks
- Micro-financing loans (BITS in partnership with City of Toronto, Alterna Savings, and Robert Kerr Foundation)