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The Kingston Economic Development Corporation partners with various government branches to provide programs for entrepreneurs of all ages including:


The Summer Company Program offers a grant as well as coaching and mentoring to students ages 15 - 29 who are returning to school in the Fall and want to run their own business over the summer. Start-up funding and a grant after completing the program is available. For more information please click here. 

Provides pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help 18-39 year old entrepreneurs start their own business. Character based loans of $15,000 and more are available. For more information please click here.

Are you interested in being a mentor to a young business owner? Futurpreneur Canada is a national, non-profit orgnization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Futurpreneur's program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert. Mentors provide business advice, as well as support and encouragement, to help young entrepreneurs remain focused on what is important for the success of their business. To learn more please click here. 


Rise provides microfinancing and mentorship to entrepreneurs living with mental health and addiction challenges who are interested in pursuing self-employment. Business loans, leases, and other investments are offered depending on the stage of development, needs and capacity of each business. Rise provides business financing up to $25,000 throughout Ontario, with financing averaging from $3000 to $5000. To learn more please click here. 

Fill out our confidential client consultation form and call us today for a free consultation at 613-544-2725 (extension 7236) or email with any questions.



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