Franchise Youth Initiative


Are you between the ages of 18 and 34 and looking to start your own business?

Through the proven business concept and support provided by the franchisor, franchising can be a tremendous way for young people to achieve success as small business owners.

To help young Canadians learn more about the opportunities in franchising, the Canadian Franchise Association’s Franchise Youth Initiative offers resource articles, success stories, networking opportunities and more.

Check out the video and links below to find out how franchising can help you achieve your dreams of business ownership:

Millennials in Franchising: A Snapshot

Find out why more and more millennials are turning to franchising.

NextGen in Franchising Global Competition

Find out how the CFA could sponsor you to compete in this global competition for young franchisors.

Success Stories

Get inspired by other millennials who have found success in franchising!

Find a Franchise

Browse the best franchises in Canada using our online member directory.

The Franchise Canada Show

Meet face-to-face with top franchisors at the industry's best tradeshow.

Resource Articles

Get educated about the franchise business model and how it works.

Share Your Story!

Are you a successful franchisee or franchisor under the age of 35? We want to hear from you! E-mail to tell us about your success story for a chance to have your story featured!


Thank you to the following members who are National Sponsors and support CFA throughout the year:

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