The Peer Supported StartUp Program is a free program for individuals interested in launching or growing a small business or income generating activity. Individuals will network with like-minded entrepreneurs and build connections with each other; culminating in small group formations for group lending.
Eligible individuals must:
Have a practical idea to start or grow your own for-profit small business (any size, full or part-time)
Self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction issue
Be unable to access traditional bank financing for your small business
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
If you would like to speak to someone on the phone, you can reach us at 1 855 464 RISE (7473)