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Thank you for your interest.   You are welcome to apply now for our next class. We expect to begin interviewing soon. In the meantime, you will be added to our distribution list so that we can keep you up to date and receive other useful information.

Who's Eligible

LaunchREADING is open to prospective and current small business owners who would benefit from business support. Entrepreneurs with great new business ideas will be welcomed.


  • Likely to live, work or have an impact locally

  • Hoping to establish or expand a sustainable business or non-profit service

  • Keen to explore access to financial and other business resources

  • Meet with our team before starting the programme

  • Complete our business training programme, which lasts 10 weeks

  • Work with our team to develop your business plan and budget

  • Willingness to meet and/or communicate regularly with assigned business mentor

  • Gain access to our online resources

Application Form

Application Form

Apply to join the LaunchReading program and benefit from an 10 week course, mentors and networking opportunities.

Before embarking on the programme we will schedule some Zoom information sessions in order to share additional details and to meet you. Are you happy to be registered for an information session?
To get the maximum benefit applicants should attend the full 10 weeks of our free small business course. Do you expect to be able to attend the full program?
Are you already in business or do you plan to start a business?