Starter Company Plus – How to Apply

To Apply 

Program Process

  • Work with CBEC staff on skills assessment and creation of a Training Program
  • Agree to the Starter Company Business Training Program and coach/mentor meetings
  • Complete training as required
  • Working with CBEC staff, create and complete a business plan, start-up budget and a 2-year financial projection
  • When criteria is met, complete the Grant Application
  • Continue to meet and liaise with the CBEC and Program Mentors for a minimum of 6 months

Grant Application Process

  • Complete the Grant Application form and make your pitch to the Grant Panel
  • The Panel will review your application and either approve or deny
  • If denied, the Panel will provide recommendations to enhance your business plan and you will be eligible to alter your plan and re-apply
  • If approved, you will be required to sign an agreement with the CBEC


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