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Provincial Government

Self-employment Programs, Supports and Grants

Employment and Income Assistance (EIA)
Self-Employment Program Facts and information about the EIA Self-employment Program. 

Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) Administrative Manual Self-Employment
Income Information about EIA and self-employment income. 

Workers Compensation Board (WCB)
Financial Assistance for Self Employment WCB policy for financial assistance for self-employment or business opportunities. 

Young Entrepreneurs Provides assistance to youth planning to start their own full time business. Applications are accepted on a year-round basis from Manitoba youth aged 18 to 29 years. Under the Young Entrepreneurs program, approved applicants will be eligible for a grant of up to $4000 to help defray business start-up cost and capital expenditures. 

Employability Assistance for People with Disabilities (EAPD) 
This program may provide a business start up grant, training dollars and disability related accommodations to eligible participants who are pursuing self-employment or a home-based business. 

EAPD - Manual
This manual provides information and guidelines for the marketAbilities Program.

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Community Futures Manitoba
559 – 167 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba,  R3B 0V3
Phone: 204.943.2905
Toll-Free: 1-888-303-2232


About Community Futures

Providing financing and support to rural entrepreneurs to develop their potential. Community Futures Manitoba Inc. (CFM) is an association representing 16 Community Future organizations (CFs) established throughout rural and northern Manitoba.
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