What better way to celebrate Canada’s 150th than to recognize and celebrate the innovation, tenacity and spirit of 150 Nova Scotia small businesses?
Over $100M injected into NS businesses. Almost 2,000 companies received funding. 12,000 jobs created/maintained in the province. How? The Small Business Loan Guarantee Program. Find out how it works and hear from a small business owner who’s benefitted.
FarmWorks CEDIF 6th Offering
FarmWorks Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) was founded in 2011 to raise a significant amount of money to support farms and food producers. Nova Scotia has the potential to sustainably supply much more food, and money loaned to food producers is an investment in the economy, health, rural areas, communities, culture, and the environment. Read More
The Community Investment Grant Program is designed to provide funding support to a variety of community groups and individuals that will directly benefit the community. Events, programs, activities and projects are all eligible for funding. This program is an expression of CUA’s vision that our members and communities are better off, and provides broad support to projects with an aim to effect positive economic, social and environmental change. Visit the website for more information
Would you like some financial help with the next person you hire?
The province’s Graduate to Opportunity program helps small businesses hire recent university and college graduates by providing salary support for the first two years of employment – 25% the first year, 12.5% the second year, for new jobs paying at least $30,000.
The process is quick and easy: complete applications are normally approved within days.
It’s available to companies of 100 employees or less, start-ups, non-profits and social enterprises.
Employers say the financial incentive is making a real difference and their recent grads are bringing enthusiasm, creativity and skill to the workplace.
Find out more at http://novascotia.ca/gto, or call 902.424.6000.