CKCA’s government grants forum open to all
February 6, 2021 | 1:03 am UTC

NEPEAN, Ontario – The Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association is extending an invitation to members and non-members alike to participate in its National Roundtable Discussion #7 focused on applying for government grants.

Get Government Grants Now is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, Feb. 17, via Zoom.

The roundtable will include presentations by:

  • Jeff Dumart, business development executive of Mentor Works of Guelph, Ontario. Mentor Works specializes in working with Canadian companies to write grant applications to tap into government funding programs.
  • Carolyn Iyer, COO of Paris Kitchens, a cabinet company based in Paris, Ontario, will share her company’s experience working with Mentor Works to obtain funding to support its operation.

In addition, attendees will learn how wood products manufacturers can access government grants and loans through Mentor Works to make key strategic investments, including hiring, training, technical implementation, export marketing, and COVID-19 recovery support.

Dumart’s and Iyer’s presentations will conclude with a Q&A with the audience.

Learn more and register.

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