Amount:

$5,000

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

Main Street Retail provides training and grants up to $5000 to eligible participants who meet the requirements and successfully complete the program.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a grant of up to $5,000.
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.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be 18 years of age or older not in full time education;
  • be Canadian Citizen or Permanent resident operating their business on a full-time basis within Middlesex County;
  • have invested a minimum of $5,000 and be ready and able to scale the business by pivoting, expanding or hiring;
  • be operating for 5 yrs. or less, a main street retail business, (which is an independent business venture operating at arm’s length from family business ventures in Ontario);
  • be operating a business which is registered as a sole proprietorship or Partnership or Corporation where the applicant will be the majority shareholder. 

Other Things to Note:

For additional information contact Phil Singeris at psingeris@sbcentre.ca .

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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