Newfoundland & Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs
“Self-Employment Assistance(SEA)is an employment support program offered by the Dept. of Human Resources, Labour and Employment(HRLE). It has been established to assist individuals who are unemployed and who have difficulty finding sustainable employment to create their own job by establishing a business. The program provides financial and entrepreneurial assistance to eligible individuals in Newfoundland and Labrador.”
“Innovation PEI's Business Development Division provides coordination and delivery of information and assistance to new and existing business in Prince Edward Island. Specifically, the division provides counselling, financial assistance, business guidance and entrepreneur education.”
“The Workforce Expansion Self-Employment Benefit Program helps unemployed individuals create a job for themselves by starting a new business. The program provides various types of support during the initial development phase of the business including financial assistance, coaching and ongoing technical advice. Coaching is tailored to meet individual needs and can include subjects such as business plan development, accounting, and marketing.”
“Do you currently reside in a rural area and have recently made the decision to take the plunge into becoming a business owner? If your answer is a resounding yes, then your Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) may have the perfect business loan that you need to put your plans into action. We know that oftentimes it may be difficult to obtain financial assistance for a first-time entrepreneur through traditional lending channels, so we’ve developed a perfect solution, namely the CBDC First-Time Entrepreneur Loan.