Youth Small Business Programs

Did you know that there are grant and loan opportunities for youth and young adults to start their own business? ┬áTake a look at the following resources if you’re interested in entrepreneurship:

Summer Company
Eligibility: Students aged 15-29.
Grant: $3000, coaching, and mentoring to start your own summer business.

Northern Ontario Young Entrepreneur
Eligibility: Residents of Northern Ontario aged 18-29.
Grant: Funding to cover up to 85% of costs or $25,000.

Canadian Youth Business Foundation’s Start-up Program
Eligibility: Between 18-34 years of age (not a full-time student).
Loan: Up to $15,000

LAMBAC’s Youth Business Loan
Eligibility: Contact LAMBAC for more information.
Loan: Up to $15,000