Local Support & Program Opportunities
2023 SUMMER COMPANY GRANTS
The Ontario Government is looking to support students aged 15-29 that want to run a summer business in Ontario. Through a program called Summer Company, qualified applicants can get start-up money to kick off a new summer business, along with advice and tutelage from local business professionals.
Successful applicants can receive up to $1,500 upfront to help manage start-up costs and an additional $1,500 after completing the program.
Learn more: Ontario Summer Company
DIGITAL SERVICE SQUAD: BUILDING BETTER WEBSITES
Digital Main Street wants to support entrepreneurs as they work to reach their target audience online. An effective website allows businesses to engage their customers and increase sales while building trust and credibility with prospective clients.
This hour-long webinar on February 8, 2023, will explore how to build a better website and resonate with the people you want to reach. Learn more or register: Building Better Websites
AN INTRODUCTION TO LGBT+ DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
RTO7 has partnered with Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce to offer a free training course, "An Introduction to LGBT+ Diversity and Inclusion".
This free course is available to all tourism business owners and operators in Bruce, Grey and Simcoe counties and their staff. Learn more or register: Diversity and Inclusion