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Youth Programs


The Ontario Provincial and Federal Governments offer numerous grants, programs and tax incentives to assist individuals, businesses and organizations in their development. 


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Are you between the ages of 15-29 and returning to school in the fall?

As a Summer Company Service Provider, the Stratford Perth Centre for Business would like to invite you or    someone you know to apply for the Summer Company Program. Program participants can receive up to $3,000 in grant funding to start and operate their business for the duration of the summer. 

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The Starter Company Plus Program is funded through the Province of Ontario's Youth Jobs Strategy and is designed to help young people in Ontario start a small business. Starter Company provides training and business skills development, an opportunity to receive a micro-grant up to $10,000 mentorship and guidance, and direct experience running a small business.

Download the application and submit it to the Stratford Perth Centre for Business for consideration. 

To book an appointment please contact us: or 519-305-5055 x1005