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Summer Company Program

Summer Company Program

Show us what you’ve got.

Calling all student entrepreneurs! Join our Summer Company program funded by the Government of Ontario and get the mentoring and resources you need to launch and grow your small business. You will also be eligible for a grant of up to $3,000 towards your business!

Applications for Summer Company 2023 will be open from January 1, 2023 to May 31, 2023.


  • Between 15-29 years of age
  • Returning to school in the fall
  • Owns or is starting a business deemed eligible for funds (see Summer Company program link for more details)

The Application Process

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Review the information about the Summer Company program. If you have questions about the program or your eligibility, contact the Kawartha Lakes Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (KLSBEC).


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Complete the Eligibility Application and choose the Kawartha Lakes Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre as your preferred program provider.  Once approved you will be able to create a profile and fill in a full application.


image of number 3Submit your application, together with your business plan and cash flow forecast. The KLSBEC will be available to support you in this process.


image of number 4If your application package is successful, you will be invited for an interview. Following the interview, a final decision will be made regarding your acceptance to the program.

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