Although the doors at the Muskoka Small Business Centre remain closed due to COVID-19, and we are undergoing resulting re-structuring, we remain committed to serving you through our Online Toolbox and referrals to our Team of Mentors and Community Partners. We encourage you to seek assistance for your new or growing business by contacting Fed Dev Ontario – Small Business Servicesonline or by calling 1-888-576-4444.

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Core Program

The Muskoka Small Business Centre helps our clients start, succeed or grow through confidential one-on-one business consultations, workshops and e-learning, conferences and referrals to other business partners and resources. Our consultants can help you at any stage of your business development from registering your business to managing growth.

Growth Wheel Consulting

The Growth Wheel is an online tool for working with our clients on an ongoing basis, providing consulting on a monthly or as needed basis. This program includes consulting, coaching, tools and processes to help your business get to the next stage. Whether you are a start-up or a well-established business, our Growth Wheel Certified Consultant is committed to supporting your business success.

Student Opportunities

Summer Company Program

Get hands-on coaching, mentorship and the opportunity to receive up to $3,000 in funding for your summer business! If you’re a student between the ages of 15-29, you may be eligible to apply to the Summer Company program.

2024 Application Deadline: April 30th 2024

The Summer Company program is funded by:


More information on program guidelines can be found here.

Opportunities for
Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

Starter Company Plus Program

The Starter Company Plus program gives business owners and entrepreneurs a comprehensive program of training, mentorship and funding opportunities to start or grow an existing business. You could be eligible to receive a grant of up to $5,000!

The MSBC is not currently taking applications for Starter Company Plus as applications are estimated to open in June 2024. Please keep an eye on our website and social media!

The Starter Company Plus program  is funded by: