is partnering to help answer this question in three ways.
1. THIS FRIDAY on Folk U Radio from 1 to 3 p.m. on Cortes Community Radio cortesradio.ca 89.5FM is a repeat of Adam McKenty's talk on Community Investment Coops and how we will get investment money for Cortes community enterprises. This is a brilliant talk. Don't miss it. 2. Making it on Cortes 2.0.
Is a FREE Workshop featuring sector-specific information (offered in patnership with CCEDA, Community Forest & Cortes Lit)This Saturday!
Meet us in the Virtual Cortesian World: offerings from 1 to 4 p.m.
Register here: www.tiny.cc/MakingitonCortes1-2PM Featuring Chief Kevin Peacey
In the first hour, Chief Kevin Peacey will give the keynote talk: Klahoose Success and Strong Leadership. Colin Funk will provide updates on two groups that may be of use to you: the Cortes Community Economic Development Association and the Community Investment Cooperative. Carrie Saxifrage will speak to opportunities presented by the Cortes Community Forest.2-3PM Breakout Groups by Sector, with facilitation
Sector Breakout Groups during this second hour will include;
Body and Health
Waste, Recycling and Soil
Value Added Wood Products and forestry-based trades
Restaurant, Food and Agriculture 3-4PM Break Out Groups For Skill Building:
Break out groups for skill building:
Kai Harvey – How to use social media to build your business
Jenny Hartwick – Book-keeping for small businesses
Huong Luu — How to get your new enterprise off the ground financially
Jason Andrews – A business plan template and how to use it
Jenny Evans — Highlights of Pivot Cortes with North Island Employment
3. The MicroGrants for Neighbours Program has launched.
Got a good idea? Want money? Apply here: tiny.cc/microgrants2021
(Offered in partnership with Cortes Literacy & CCHA w/support from the Cortes Island Community Foundation & the SRD).
Send questions or ask for help.