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Enterprising Youth Plus

January 10 @ 6:30 pm - February 28 @ 8:30 pm

Free
ENTERPRISEING YOUTH PLUS

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus is right for you if you are an aspiring entrepreneur aged 16 to 29 and you self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction challenges. 

EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus is a hybrid program that combines the accessibility and flexibility of online learning with virtual support and coaching. 

What does the program include?

  • Online Learning: Complete 15 online learning modules on EnterpRISEing Youth that cover all the topics you need to develop a business plan 
  • Coaching: Gain support from your peers and business coaches over 4 live virtual workshops 
  • Financing: Once you graduate, you will receive a $300 start-up grant. You may be eligible to apply for a low-interest small business loan from Rise if you need additional start-up funds. 

What are the benefits?

  • Business development: Gain the skills and confidence to develop your idea and launch your business. 
  • Networking & Coaching: Network with like-minded individuals and build connections with local entrepreneurs and experienced business professionals. 
  • Financing: Successful grads may be eligible to apply for a low-interest small business loan through the Rise Small Business Lending Program.

Program Details:

Who:  Open to youth ages 16 to 29 

Where: Virtual delivery accessible across Canada 

When: Rise will offer six (6) cohorts from January 2022  to  March 2022: 

  • 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 

Cost: The program is free of charge to all participants. 

*Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and will close approximately one week before the cohort start date* 

Other: Are you a resident of Ontario? Check out our other youth entrepreneurship program here.

Program Eligibility:

  • Have a practical idea to start or grow your own for-profit small business (any size, full or part-time)​
  • Self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction issue​
  • Have difficulty accessing traditional bank financing for your small business​
  • Be between the ages of 16 to 29​

Details

Start:
January 10 @ 6:30 pm
End:
February 28 @ 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Rise
Phone:
1-855-464-7473
Email:
info@risehelps.ca
Website:
www.risehelps.ca