The Summer Company program can help you launch and operate a business this summer. The program provides:

  • Business training and mentorship to help you get your business up and running.
  • Opportunity for a grant up to $3,000 to help you launch your summer business.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to apply to the 2023 Summer Company Program if you are interested in starting a business in Brampton.  Space in the program is limited.


For information on the program guidelines, visit

How can you get started? Here are six easy steps . . .

  1. Attend a FREE information session*:

    Attending an information session webinar is a recommended first step in learning about the program, the eligibility criteria, program requirements and how to apply to the program, and have your questions answered.

    Learn how to come up with the right business idea on March 16th, 2023 at 4pm – Register here​
    Learn how to write a summer company business plan on April 13th, 2023 at 4pm – Register here

  2. Check your eligibility
    Ready to apply to the program? The first step is to check your eligibility. To be considered for the Summer Company Program, you must answer a few questions to see if you are eligible to apply to the program.  Check eligibility here​

  3. Make an Application Inquiry
    If you meet the eligibility requirements, your next step is to complete your ‘Application Inquiry’, select ‘Brampton’ as the ‘City/Town’ and select the ‘Brampton Entrepreneur Centre’ if you plan to start your business in Brampton or Caledon. We will contact you and send you information, program schedule and document templates to complete your application package, which includes a business plan, start-up budget and cash flow forecast.

  4. Submit your Application
    The next step is to submit your program application, in which you will need to include your business plan, start-up budget and cash flow forecast.

    Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the program.
    That’s it! There are limited spots available, so apply early!
    The deadline to apply to the 2023 Summer Company Program offered through the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC) is Monday, May 15, 2023. The program will be delivered in person and virtually in Brampton.
    For information on the program guidelines, check your eligibility, and apply to the program; visit here​

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