Amount:

$30,000.00

Type of Program:

Grant & Loan


Description:

The Activate Circular Accelerator helps scalable businesses reach new markets through circular knowledge and practices.

Comments on Funding:

Funding and financing is up to $30,000. Businesses will have access to a $20,000 grant as well as an optional $10,000 loan offered through a 2-year term at 0% interest.


When It Ends:

Closed for 2021

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

  • entrepreneurs with a passion for circular innovation; 
  • businesses with a demonstrated track record of growth and an annual revenue of $200,000; 
  • registered business in Canada and operational within southern Ontario. 

Applications Steps:

1

Applicants must submit the online application form.

2

For further information sign up for an information session or download our one-pager!

Other Things to Note:

  1. 1
    COIL Activate is a program of COIL and Our Food Future, Guelph and Wellington County’s smart cities strategy to grow more circular businesses and collaborations across Ontario. The Activate Accelerator program is delivered through Innovation Guelph.
  2. 2
    Current program runs from October 18, 2021 – February 25, 2022. Applications for cohort 2 will open in spring 2022. Cohort 2 will launch in April 2022.

About the author 

Maurice

Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
Click here to learn more about Moe's background and how he can help your business.

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