Rural Action Centres have recently piloted an online version of the popular business skills course – Successful Business Basics. The course covers budgeting, cash flow, tax responsibility, financial statements and beginner Excel. It is delivered via Zoom during eight 1.5 hour sessions (twice per week for 4 weeks).
If there is sufficient demand, we will offer the course again in the very near future. There are already people waiting for the next course; the sooner we know there is enough demand, the sooner we will offer it again. Please note, the course will also be offered in French as well.
If you are looking for support to build a business plan to give shape to your business idea and help you obtain financing, you may wish to take the Successful Business Plan Workshop. This course takes place online during two 1.5 hours sessions per week over four weeks. Please contact your Rural Action Centre to let us know if you are interested in either of these courses.
YOUNG MILLIONAIRES PROGRAM – Lean how to become an entrepreneur AND earn money!
Youth aged 9 to 16 who want to earn money this summer and develop the skills needed to become an entrepreneur are invited to apply to this program until June 25th. To speak directly to the Youth Coordinators for the Young Millionaires Program, contact your local Rural Action Centre. Or if you want to learn more about this opportunity, check out the website
and application form here.
ENABLING ACCESSIBILITY FUNDING – Grants of up to $100,000 available to businesses, not-for-profits & municipalities
Applications are open until July 13th to this fund which supports projects that make communities and workplaces more accessible to persons with disabilities. The program funds small construction, renovation or retrofit of existing spaces to improve accessibility; or accessible information and communication technologies. For more information and to apply check here.
Your Rural Action Centres are here to help you. The Centres are now open but by appointment only. Please do not hesitate to contact the Client Information Officer in your centre if we can be of assistance.