EnterpRISEing Youth Plus

By mmuise

EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus is designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs under 30 who self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction challenges. This program is a hybrid program that combines the accessibility and flexibility of online learning with virtual support and coaching and a $300 start-up grant.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a $300 start-up grant.

Deadline: Currently accepting applications

The applicant must:

  • have a practical idea to start or grow his own for-profit small business (any size, full or part-time/seasonal)​, and be looking to start this within the next 12 months,
  • self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction issue​,
  • have difficulty accessing traditional bank financing for his small business​,
  • be between the ages of 16 to 29​,
  • commit to attend all course sessions and submit all assignments.
Application Steps:

Applicants must apply online.

Documentation Needed:

No specific documentation has been identified.

Other Things to Note:

1. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and will close approximately one week before the cohort start date.)

January 10 to February 28, 2022 — Mondays, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET,
b) February 8 to March 29, 2022 — Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET,
c) February 22 to April 12, 2022 — Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET.)

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