EnterpRISEing Youth Plus is now accepting applications!
Cohort 1 - September 20 2021 - November 8 2021
Mondays - 2:00-4:00 PM
Cohort 2 - October 12 2021 - November 29 2021
Mondays - 8:30-10:30 PM
Cohort 3 - October 25 2021 - December 13 2021
Tuesdays - 6:30-8:30 PM
EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus 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.
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 that cover all the topics you need to develop a lean business plan
Coaching: Gain support from your peers and business coaches over 4 virtual in-class 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 can apply for a low-interest startup business loans through Rise.
Applicants for this program should have all the following characteristics:
Have a practical idea to start or grow your own for-profit, small business (any size, either full or part time/seasonal opportunities are welcome), and be looking to start this within the next 12 months.
Commit to attend all course sessions and submit all assignments.
Self-identify as having experienced a mental health or addiction challenges.
Be between the ages of 16 and 29.
Spaces are limited so apply now!
Please read the entire application and complete every section to the best of your ability. If you have any questions, please send us a message at email@example.com
If you would like to speak to someone on the phone, you can reach us at 647 232 7473 – select option 2