Toronto Enterprise Fund – Business Competition

TEF offers seed funding of up to $75,000 to new social enterprises through an annual business plan competition. Eligible organizations must attend a series of four workshops, and submit a comprehensive business plan.

The competition is open to social enterprises that provide transitional or permanent employment for people who are marginalized.

The mandatory workshops are scheduled from April to June:

  • Introduction to Social Enterprise, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 9:30 to 12:30
  • Feasibility and Market Research, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 9:30 to 2:30
  • Social Programming Design, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 9:30 to 3:00
  • Financial Planning for Social Enterprise, Monday, June 29, 2015, 9:30 to 12:30

For details on eligibility, click here.

The deadline for submissions to the 2015 Competition is October 9, 2015.

If you plan to apply to the competition, please contact TEF to talk about your application. Email Shahil or call (416) 777-1444 ext. 365.


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