Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Sunday, October 4, 2009

DO YOU QUALIFY?
Product Commercialization & Marketing Development Services Are Eligible For Government Funding and Financing

FIRST AND FOREMOST: PLEASE CONSULT THE APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT / AGENCY TO DISCUSS YOUR COMMERCIALIZATION, MARKETING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT NEEDS TO DETERMINE YOUR ELIGIBILITY.

Here is a listing of different Business and Economic Development Agencies in Prince Edward Island that offer Funding and Financing programs for Commercialization & Marketing Development.

The program list contains click-through links that will take you directly to each specific program. This is a partial list of programs. REMINDER: There is eligibility criteria that you must meet in order to qualify - AND - certain programs will cover all area of services up to a certain percentage, while others will only cover specific services.



PEI Business Development

  1. Marketing Support Program
  2. Craft Development Program
  3. Professional Services Assistance Program


Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agencies
  1. Business Development
  2. Improving Your Competitiveness
  3. Developing You Innovative Idea
  4. Non-Commercial/Non-Profit Projects
  5. Small Business Development Programs
  6. Young Entrepreneur Development Initiative
  7. Atlantic Innovation Fund
  8. Atlantic Innovation Fund Program Overview


Community Business Development Corporation

  1. Seed Capital Program
  2. Business Training:
    Did you know that if you are a CBDC loan recipient you have access to a $2,000 training grant for professional development. Our Marketing Coaching and Training programs are eligible so you can take some of our workshops and group coaching programs for free or get a significant portion of your cost covered. . .we thought you would like that!


Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)
  1. For Start-UPs
  2. For Growing Your Business
  3. For New Comers to Canada


CEED PEI / Open for Business is the community partner for CYBF Youth Loans



Mi'kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island
  1. Socio-Economic Development


Ulnooweg Development Group
  1. Ulnooweg Loans


Indian & Northern Affairs Canada
  1. Aboriginal Business Canada


PEI Department of Agriculture

  1. Growing Forward - Business Skills Development for Farm Operations



PSSSSSSST . . .. I learned just this month that marketing coaching and training services are PST exempt in most provinces because they are classified as training services. This includes all the training materials that are included as part of a packaged training and coaching program.