Huron County, Ontario –Applications are now being accepted for the annual Summer Company program. All students, aged 15-29, that are looking to start their own businesses are eligible to apply. Successful applicants will receive up to $3,000 in start-up funds and business coaching throughout the summer, 2021.
The County of Huron, in partnership with the Province of Ontario, will award up to 5 students the chance to start their own companies this summer.
“The Summer Company really changed everything, I couldn’t have done it without it,” states Brody Nesbitt, owner of Brody Builds, a participant in the 2020 program. “They helped me overcome getting started, get the ball running and get going. The start-up costs really helped.”
Applications for the Summer Company program are open now through May 23, 2021. To apply, individuals must determine if they are eligible and submit an online application inquiry. They will be connected with the local program provider, Huron County Economic Development, who will support individuals in submitting an online application, which includes a business plan and cash flow projections. All submitted applications will be reviewed and applicants may be contacted for an interview before being approved for the program.
To learn more about the eligibility requirements and to apply, please visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/start-summer-company-students.
For more information about the Summer Company program, please visit ecdev.huroncounty.ca or contact Patrick Donnelly, Entrepreneur and Business Coach, at 519.524.8394 x3307 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The County of Huron asks the community to continue respecting all public health guidelines, including performing hand hygiene, practicing physical distancing, and wearing masks. Stay informed on the COVID-19 situation in Huron County by visiting the Huron-Perth Public Health website.