Participants receive hands-on business training and up to $3,000 in financial support for their business.
The program provides students with:
Up to $1,500 to help with start-up costs and $1,500 after completing the program;
Business training to help get started; and
Mentorship from a member of the business community.
Eligible participants are:
15 and 29 years of age as of April 30th of the program year;
Currently a student and returning to school in the fall;
Starting a new sole proprietorship or corporation in Ontario that you plan to operate independently;
Prepared to make a commitment of at least 280 hours for high school students and 420 hours for post-secondary students;
Not working for more than 12 hours-a-week at another job;
Canadian citizens or landed immigrants residing in Ontario;
New to Summer Company (not a previous recipient of a Summer Company award or have an outstanding My Company loan).
Summer Company is a Province of Ontario program hosted by The Business Enterprise Centre.
Applications for the Summer Company 2022 program are NOW OPEN! Click here to complete the eligibility questionnaire and submit your application inquiry. Contact Mike Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org or (705) 360-2657 for more details.