Catapult Micro Loan Application
We have a few questions for you. If you need support please contact Barnabe Geis at Barnabe@socialinnovation.ca
The city/town and province for your business
The name of the person submitting the application.
At what stage of development is your organization?
How is your organization or project structured? Pick one.
- Registered Non-profit
- Registered Charity
- Cooperative – Non-profit
- Cooperative – For-profit
- Public Sector
- Incorporated For-profit
- Collaborative (project of more than one organization with the same legal form)
- Multi-Sectoral (project of more than one organization with different legal forms)
- Sole Proprietor
Where do you aim to have a social or environmental impact?
Arts, Culture & Humanities
Children and Youth
Civic & Democratic Engagement
Crime & Legal
Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines
Diversity & Inclusion
Environment & Climate Change
Equality & Human Rights
Food, Agriculture & Nutrition
Health and Well-Being
Mutual, Membership Benefit
International, Foreign Affairs & National Security
Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking
Poverty Prevention & Alleviation
Public Safety, Disaster Services
Public, Society Benefit
Religion & Spirituality
Science & Technology
Sharing (Crowds, Peers, Networks & Platforms)
Sports & Recreation
Urban / Local Issues
Other (Please Specify)
What is your current number of total Full-Time Workers?
What is your current number of total Part-Time Workers?
Loan Amount Requested
This should match the figure in your cash flow projections. If you are pre-revenue your maximum request can be $5,000. If you are revenue generating your maximum request can be $25,000.
Name the person(s) from the organization with the ability to approve the terms of the loan. For organizations this is often the owner, executive director or Board Chair. For Community Members, it is the same as the person who is applying and who has a membership with CSI.
Requested Loan Term
This should match your cash flow projections. Please note that the actual terms of the loan will be decided by the Ontario Catapult Microloan program after the recipients have been selected. Select ZERO if you are not applying for a Catapult loan.
CSI Member Status
Please note in order to receive a Catapult MicroLoan you will need to join CSI! That is an awesome thing to do! You can become a member (ie tenant) of CSI or an individual who is a Community Member. Check out membership options at socialinnovation.ca
I am not a member of CSI
CSI Annex tenant
CSI Regent Park tenant
CSI Spadina tenant
CSI Community Member
Make sure your application is complete!
STRONG applications include all of these:
1. Business Plan (read the submission guidelines for complete details!)
2. Financial Projections
3. Credit Report OR Signed permission form to run a credit report
Is your personal credit in good standing? Please explain.
If you have a recent credit report, please upload it to your application. Otherwise, please complete and sign the 'Confirmation of Consent to Obtaining and Sharing of Personal Information' available here
Upload your documents
Include the Social Enterprise Business Plan, Marketing Plan (if it's a separate document), Financial Statements (cash flow for years 1, 2 and 3 AND budget v actual for previous year if available), Resume or CV or Bio.
Refer to the Submission Guidelines for more information.
Send me a copy of my responses
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