ENTREPRENEURS WITH DISABILITIES
Have a disability and a dream for a business? Ask us about the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program
Self employment can be a great way for persons with a disability or an ongoing medical condition to achieve economic inclusion. Self employment is made more manageable through flexible hours, personalized work environments and a sense of control over your future.
The Community Futures Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP) provides assistance to entrepreneurs with disabilities or ongoing health conditions to start or grow their businesses.
EDP is for entrepreneurs who:
Self-disclose a disability or ongoing health issue
Have a viable business idea, and have demonstrated commitment through research learning and planning
Is ready, willing and motivated to run their own business
Is creative, resourceful and ready for change
Needs additional support to overcome a barrier to entrepreneurship
EDP can provide:
Access to a network of business professionals and resources.
Business skills coaching
Business skills training
For more information on the program, contact our office today!