Black Entrepreneurship Funds (Loans from Canadian Govt.)

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A Fireside with our Expert Panel on the new Black Entrepreneurship Program (BEP)

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Entrepreneurs Point will host a Fireside with an Expert Panel on the new Black Entrepreneurship Program (BEP) announced by the Prime Minister of Canada to support Black Canadian Entrepreneurs.

BEP is a partnership between the Government of Canada, Black-led business organizations, and financial institutions. With an investment of up to $221 million over four years, it will help Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs grow their businesses and succeed now and in the future.

This session focuses on the Black Entrepreneurship Loan FUND.

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EntrepreneursPoint Academy Faculty members and Black Community leaders will be at the Fireside

The BEP has three Components as indicated below:

The National Ecosystem Fund will support not-for-profit Black-led business organizations across the country in their capacity to provide support, mentorship, financial planning, and business training for Black entrepreneurs.

The Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund is a partnership between the Government, Black-led business organizations, and several financial institutions. It will provide loans up to $250,000 to Black business owners and entrepreneurs across the country.

The Black Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub will conduct research on Black entrepreneurship in Canada. It will help identify barriers to success and opportunities for growth. The Hub will be led by not-for-profit Black-led community and business organizations in partnership with educational institutions.

Please note that the application period for the National Ecosystem Fund closes on December 21, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. and that the application period for the Black Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub closes on January 18, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.

Application for Black Entrepreneurship LOAN FUNDS opens in May 2021 on a date to be announced. Join our Expert Panel for all your questions and more insights on BEP.

Scroll down for details of Black Entrepreneurship Program (Grants) Info Sessions 1 and 2

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