To Apply To The Starter Company PLUS Program

  • Complete and submit a Starter Company PLUS Application Form
  • Application form is available on-line or contact us at 613-930-2787 ext 2276 or by email at

Starter Company 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 liase 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

Starter Company Plus Application Form