Thursday, 7 May 2015

Summer Company deadline

There is less than a week left until  the Summer Company deadline hits.  If you have an idea, talent, passion or skill that might be marketable, see Mr. Bracken  ASAP so he can help you make a business plan and complete the registration forms

WHAT:  Grant program supporting young entrepreneurs

HOW MUCH $?:  $3000  (1500 for startup expenses, $1500 at the completion of the program).  Student also keep every penny earned along the way

WHEN?:  8 weeks in the summer.  Students are expected to work 35 hours a week at their business.

WHO:  Ontario students are 15-29

WHO FUNDS IT?:  Provincial government.  They also provide ongoing support throughout the summer.

PAST SUCCESS?   4 of last year's grade 12s got the grant.  We have had at least one recipient each of the last 5 years.

Previous Businesses:  They can be simple - pool cleaning, landscaping, tutoring, online tutoring, music lessons, magic shows, bubble tea, hand-made bath products, bike repair