Starter Company Program

The Starter Company program will provide mentoring, training and capital in an amount up to $5,000 for youth to start, grow or buy a small business. Eligible candidate are residents of Ontario between the ages of 18 and 29 who are not attending school full time and looking to start a full time business. The program is 6-8 months in length with ongoing mentoring and training.

To qualify for funding, a candidate must contribute at least 25% (in cash or in kind) of the grant amount.

How to Apply
For small business start-ups in Norfolk County, the Starter Company program is available through the Brantford Brant Resource Centre (BRC) located at Suite 201, 1 Market Square, Brantford (across the hall from William’s). If you are interested in attending a monthly orientation session, contact the BRC office at 519-756-4269 or see the list of workshops at

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