A chance to win up to $30,000 in grant money for entrepreneurs

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Fusion Credit Union is proud to present “Community Infusion”, the business idea competition  that infuses economic growth and prosperity into our local communities. The event will take  place on December 6, 2021 at Countryfest Cinema, Dauphin Manitoba. “At Fusion, we are Here for Good, and to us, that means we are committed to our communities today and for the long term,” says Fusion CEO Darwin Johns. “We are thrilled to offer Community Infusion as a tangible means of sparking ongoing economic development in our communities across the province.”

Entrepreneurs will submit an application for a new business idea, existing business looking to grow, or to purchase or improve an existing business, for a chance to win up to $30,000 in grant money. Selected applicants will move to the next phase of the competition which will require a business plan submission. Up to five finalists will be selected to pitch their idea to a panel on Monday, December 6, 2021.

Mike Csversko, Business Development Manager for Fusion notes that, “Community Impact is a foundational pillar for our organization. As a locally based financial institution in the Parkland and  southwestern Manitoba, we consider community impact and contribution to be at the core of our
DNA. The Community Infusion initiative is one more way in which Fusion will play a role in  supporting job creation, entrepreneurial support, community engagement, and business development in our trading area.