Business Resources

 

Business Resources

 

We have gathered an extensive collection of online resources to share with you on a wide range of topics to help sources all relevant information when planning and financing a business. Contact us today to learn more by emailing noreenc@pace-cf.on.ca

 

Fednor - Northern Ontario Development Program

Open to municipalities and Indigenous Communities in NWO

Community Investment Initiative for Northern Ontario (CIINO) (canada.ca)

 

Ontario Trillium Foundation Grants

https://otf.ca/resources

Resilient Communities Fund Resources

Community Investment Grants

Youth Opportunities Fund

Community Building Fund

Third-Party  and Other Funders

 

Small Business Center Ontario - Web Events

https://www.sbcontario.ca/events/

 

Funding and Assistance in new programs
Next Level Program with NWO Innovation Centre
nwoinnovation.ca/next-level

 

New Business and Business Plans
Steps to starting a business and how to create a business plan
canada.ca/en/services/business/start.html

sbs-spe.feddevontario.canada.ca/business-plan-guide

 

Trailblazer program from Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre
The Trail Blazer program is a program for early-stage startups. The program is designed to take you through the necessary steps to identify your market and validate your idea.
nwoinnovation.ca/trailblazer

 

BDC - Steps to Starting a Business or Buying a Business

https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/start-buy-business/start-business

https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/start-buy-business/buy-business

 

Business Plan Essentials – Start Up Planning

https://www.futurpreneur.ca/en/resources/start-up-business-planning

 

Government of Canada's Business Benefits Finder
canada.ca/business-benefits-finder



PARO & GoForth Institute Online Education
https://paro.ca/events/

https://www.goforthinstitute.com/training

 

Money & Finance Resources:
Finance Resources from BDC
bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/money-finance

 

Small & Medium Enterprises
NOW Program - for small to medium enterprises
https://lambac.org/now/

 

Small Business/Entrepreneurial Resources from BDC
https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/business-strategy-planning

 

Business Toolkit & Assessment
https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/entrepreneur-toolkit/business-assessments

 

Financial survival techniques for entrepreneurs
cpacanada.ca/the-cpa-profession/financial-literacy

 

Innovator Membership Program
nwoinnovation.ca/innovator-member

 

Tips for Entrepreneurs - How to thrive in tough times
https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/business-strategy-planning/define-strategy/how-to-thrive-in-tough-times

 

Business Women and Young Entrepreneurs:
Enterprising Indigenous Women
paro.ca/enterprising-indigenous-women

 

Business to Business (B2B) Vendor Database - PARO
paro.ca/b2b-vendor-database

 

Resources from BDC for young entrepreneurs
bdc.ca/i-am/young-entrepreneur

 

Youth Entrepreneurship Program
http://sbs-spe.feddevontario.canada.ca/youth-entrepreneurship-guide


Technology:
Soft Landing: Scale From Home program
nwoinnovation.ca/soft-landing-from-home

 

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