Workshops & Information Sessions

  • Canadian Government Grants & Loans Workshops & Events

    Let Mentor Works help you discover Canadian government grants and loans to finance your business. Funding resources are available for small businesses from both the provincial and federal levels of government. The challenge is how to find and take advantage of what is out there. With considerable expertise in government funding, both on a federal and provincial level, Mentor Works has secured government grants for small business as well as low interest loans for small-medium size business owners across Ontario including Eastern Ontario small businesses, Northern Ontario businesses, Southern Ontario small businesses, and Toronto and GTA small businesses.

    Workshops to Help Small Businesses Select and Access Government Grants Ontario

    Mentor Works has compiled the best organizational tools and resources to research government grants and loans options to serve small businesses in Eastern and Western Ontario.   Through her presentation, she will share her knowledge with you. The government grants & loans presentation will cover financing trends, the different types of government resources, how to find them, and how to harness these opportunities to fund your business. You will learn how to take the mystery out of how funding mechanisms work, the on-line application process, eligibility factors, the funding cycle, and more. You will also learn what the experts know about government funding and business support resources and how to keep it simple.

    Learn the Ins and Outs of Canadian Government Grants & Loans for Small Business

    Please Note: Seating preference will be given to business owners. Professional advisers are kindly asked to bring along a business owner client in order to attend. Please see other eligibility criterion listed below (“workshop prerequisites”).

    Workshop
    Date/Time
    Location
    Description

    FedDev Ontario Small Business Funding Webinar

    August 18, 2014 11:30am-1:00pm Online Webinar This webinar is for established small and medium enterprises interested in learning more about two of FedDev’s most generous and popular funding programs. Read More.
    Webinar: Mentor Works Cash Flow Planning & Government Funding Webinar for Funding Insiders
    August 28, 2014 12:00pm-1:00pm Online Webinar This webinar is for start-ups and service-based businesses interested in learning more about government funding options and cash flow planning. Read More.
    Agriculture and Agri-food Webinar
    September 8, 2014 11:30am-1:00pm Online Webinar Learn about funding for established small and medium enterprises in the agriculture and agri-food sectors. Read More.
    Mentor Works Funding Workshop, co-hosted by International Food Marketing Alliance
    September 11, 2014 9:00am-10:00am Markham, Ontario Established Canadian businesses with 15+ employees that manufacturer or invest in internal R&D will learn about the variety of funding available to them Read More.
    Mentor Works Funding Workshop, co-hosted by Javelin Technologies
    September 17, 2014 11:00am-12:00pm Online Webinar Discover government grants and loans provided by the government to support your established business’ strategic hiring, expansion, and R&D activities. Read More.
    Mentor Works Funding Workshop, co-hosted by Grant Thornton
    September 24, 2014 10:00am-11:00am Markham, Ontario Learn about funding for established small and medium enterprises that conduct internal R&D activities and/or manufacture in Canada. Read More.
    Mentor Works Funding Workshop, co-hosted by FPHRC
    October 1, 2014 3:00-4:15pm Online Webinar Funding resources are available for small businesses in the agricultural and agri-food sector from both the provincial and federal levels of government. The challenge is how to find and take advantage of what is out there. Read More.
    Mentor Works Funding Workshop
    October 14, 2014 10:00am-11:00am Markham, Ontario This event will focus on educating established businesses on government funding to grow. Whether you are buying equipment, conducting R&D, training, hiring, or expanding into new markets, funding is available. Read More.


    *All times listed are in Eastern Standard Time.

    Small Business Government Grants & Loans Workshop Prerequisites

    • Incorporated in Canada for at least 2 years
    • Financially stable
    • Not a retailer/distributor
    • Not a start-up
    • Company must manufacture or conduct R&D in Canada

    Don’t Meet the Eligibility Criteria for Small Business Grants & Loans Workshops? Register for a Webinar!

    Learn more about Small Business Grants and Loans for Start-ups and Service-based Businesses and be sure to Download a Free Government Funding Checklist to learn more about what you will need to do in order to qualify for most funding.

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