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Low-Interest Business and Event Loans


 

Small Business and Event Lending Program

  

Mental health conditions or addictions can get in the way of stable employment for many. At Rise, we break down barriers and change futures through our innovative small business services. Rise is the only national charity providing people a path toward sustained self-employment or small businesses ownership. We personalize our services to support each client with a combination of training, resources, mentorship, and low interest microloans. The result? Our clients improve their financial stability and make positive life changes to benefit their families and communities alike.

 

Rise offers a supportive environment geared to people who’ve experienced barriers resulting from mental health conditions or substance use.

 

Rise provides:

  • Low interest loans
  • Business advice, mentorship, and peer support
  • Help navigating small business resources
  • Acceptance, and a community of support
  • Encouragement and validation of your strengths and capabilities

 

For more information, contact the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre 519 741 2604 or waterloo@risehelps.ca

 
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KITCHENER
Kitchener City Hall
200 King St W, P.O. Box 1118
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4G7
T: 519.741.2604   F: 519.745.1522
CAMBRIDGE
The Gaslight District
96 Grand Ave S, Suite 103
Cambridge, Ontario N1R 5W8
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100 Regina St S, Suite 170
Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4A8
T: 519.747.6265   F: 519.747.6266