Maurice
Posted: January 27, 2022

Amount:

$300

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus is designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs under 30 who self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction challenges. This program is a hybrid program that combines the accessibility and flexibility of online learning with in-class support and coaching and a $300 start-up grant.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a $300 start-up grant.


When It Ends:

Accepting applications

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

The applicant must:

  • have a practical idea to start or grow his own for-profit small business (any size, full or part-time/seasonal), and be looking to start this within the next 12 months,
  • Self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction issue
  • Have difficulty accessing traditional bank financing for his small business
  • Be between the ages of 16 to 29.
  • commit to attend all course sessions and submit all assignments.

Applications Steps:

Applicants must apply online.

Other Things to Note:

  1. 1
    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and will close approximately one week before the cohort start date. 
  2. 2
    Next Cohort dates:
  • January 10 to February 28, 2022 — Mondays, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET,
  • February 8 to March 29, 2022 — Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET,
  • February 22 to April 12, 2022 — Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET.

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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