Sign up to be notified when our EnterpRISEing Youth+ Program is accepting applications!
EnterpRISEing Youth+ is right for you if you are an aspiring entrepreneur under 30 and you self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction challenges.
The program is a free 8-week course that combines online learning at enterpriseingyouth.ca, our interactive online learning hub, with online class support and coaching sessions.
Applicants for this program should have all the following characteristics:
If you have any questions, please send us a message or if you would like to speak to someone on the phone, you can reach us at 1 855 464 RISE (7473).
The EnterpRISEing Youth+ Program is now accepting applications!
The program is a free 8-week course that combines online learning at enterpriseingyouth.ca, our interactive online learning hub, with virtual in-class support and coaching sessions.
Please read the entire application and complete every section to the best of your ability. If you have any questions, please send us a messageIf you would like to speak to someone on the phone, you can reach us at 1 855 464 RISE (7473)
All available cohorts are currently full. We will notify you when a new cohort is available.
Cis Woman/Female & Cis Man/Male: A person whose gender and the gender/sex they were assigned at birth are the same.
Non-binary: A perons who identifies their gender along a gender spectrum, or moving within the gender spectrum.
Trans Woman/Female & Trans Man/Male: A person whose gender identity differs from the gender/sex they were assigned at birth.
Two-Spirit: A term used by some First Nations people to describe the experience of having multiple gendered roles or spirits - the term references the idea of a person having a male and female spirit.
If you answered "Yes" please fill out the following:
Tell us about your business or business idea. Please provide as much detail as possible regarding your business. If you have started to research your idea or have begun to create a more detailed business plan, please attach relevant additional information at the end of your application.
1. Consent to Collection, Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information by Us
For Training Applicants We will need to collect personal information from you to process your application and for administrative purposes if you are accepted. The information we may collect may include your name, birth date, e-mail address, phone number, home address, demographic data, financial status, your business idea and business plan. We will use your personal information for the following purposes:
Your personal information may be collected, used or disclosed for any of the identified proposes to set out above. We will not use or disclose it for other purposes without obtaining additional consent from you.
Please note that your consent is necessary for us to process your application and for administrative purposes if you are accepted. You may withdraw your consent at any time upon reasonable written notice, subject to legal or contractual restrictions. Please note that the withdrawal of consent will affect our ability to provide you with the products and services that you would like to receive. To achieve the identified purposes listed above, your personal information may be shared with third parties such as government or industry agencies, mentors and advisors to your business.
Sometimes you may be working with a referral agency to help you prepare your business plan and start up your business. In this case, your personal information may be shared with this third party, based on your consent.
By submitting this form you are authorizing Rise Asset Development to collect, use, or disclose your personal information that you provide to us for the identified purposes listed above.
2. Credit Reporting Law Notice
If you are applying for a loan, Rise Asset Development requires you to obtain and provide us with a Credit Report and Credit Score that is dated no more than three months prior to review. That credit report and score will be considered by us as part of our review process for your loan application in deciding whether to lend you funds.
3. Canada’s Anti Spam Law
From time to time Rise Asset Development may wish to send you e-mails as part of the administration of your loan or participation in a Rise Training Program or to provide advice to your business. We also send out group e-mails providing information such as program updates, event information or other information of interest to our clients.
We need to collect and use your personal information to process your application.