Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Community MicroSkills Development Centre
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: 2011-03-22
Value: $226,000.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: This 24-month project will develop/adapt innovative programs and other supports to increase growth opportunities for women owners of small and medium-sized businesses, including immigrant and Aboriginal women. A gender-based analysis of programming and planning will assist participants in their efforts to ensure that business development programs and other supports respond to the specific needs of women entrepreneurs, including those from immigrant and Aboriginal communities. This project will explore practical ways to address and overcome these and other barriers to success for women business owners. The target population will be low income immigrant and racial minority women small business owners in the Toronto and Peel Region.
Comments: Multi-year project of 24 months