• This program is currently closed.

Amount:

$25,000

Type of Program:

Loan


Description:

The Ontario Catapult Microloan Fund enables social entrepreneurs and innovators to grow their world-changing enterprises with access to capital and CSI’s existing programming and services.

Comments on Funding:

Funding ranges from $5,000 to $25,000.
The applicant will pay interest and other fees, if applicable.


When It Ends:

Closed

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

The applicant must:

  • Be a social enterprise/venture,
  • Be Ontario-based
  • Have fewer than 25 full-time employees
  • Have annual revenues, but under $2 Million,
  • Be addressing a social, environmental, economic, or cultural challenge.

Applications Steps:

The applicant must:

1

contact CSI to ensure their social enterprise is eligible,

2

apply online.

Documentation Needed:

The applicant must submit:

  • a business and a marketing plan,
  • financial projections (at minimum 3 years of cash flow projections broken down by months, and an actual one-year Profit & Loss statement),
  • details about the social impact and the innovation,
  • resume or CV or Bio.
  • credit Report OR Signed permission form to run a credit report.

Other Things to Note:

Program no longer active at the beginning of 2021.

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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