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ACCESS Community Capital Fund

ACCESS Community Capital Fund is a registered charity based in Toronto that provides micro-loans of up to $5,000 for small business and professional development to people living in the GTA with low income, poor credit history or no collateral.

MiniMicroLoans up to a maximum of $1,000 Funds used to cover costs for one of the following two categories:

  • Small Business: Marketing and advertising, inventory (products or supplies) or equipment purchases e.g. flyers, vendor/booth fees, sewing machines etc.
  • Professional Development: A training program or course leading to increased employability or direct employment. Funds can be used to cover tuition costs. The training program or course must not be more than 12 months in duration, e.g. trades, apprenticeships, professional certifications etc.

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MicroLoans up to a maximum of $5,000 (for small business only)

To cover costs for small business in the start-up or expansion phase.

Marketing and advertising: website, exhibition and booth fees, banners, flyers etc.

Inventory: products or supplies

Equipment: rental or purchase

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