Small Business Education Grant

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The Small Business Education Grant aims to encourage resident small business owners to develop additional entrepreneurship skills and knowledge through educational programs, courses, seminars, conferences, or workshops. 

Objectives

  • To improve preparation and knowledge among prospective resident entrepreneurs.
  • To increase business education among resident small business owners.
  • To increase the long term viability of resident small businesses.

Funding

  • Grant will cover up to 50% of the eligible costs, to a maximum of $500, toward an entrepreneurship specific Education Activity. 

Eligibility

  • Applicant must have a valid Resident Business Licence to operate within the City of Fort Saskatchewan.
  • Applicant must have less than 10 employees.
  • Applicants who are in arrears in municipal taxes or utilities for any owned property in Fort Saskatchewan, will not be eligible
  • Applicants who have previously received a City of Fort Saskatchewan Small Business Education Grant within the past 3 years will not be eligible.

Guidelines & Application
The Small Business Education Grant guidelines and application form can be downloaded below. 

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