Entrepreneurs and businesses have access to a wide range of financial partners ready to contribute to their economic development. In addition to financing, they offer a variety of other business services.
- Capital Intelligent Mtl
- Futurpreneur Canada
- Fondation Montréal Inc.
- Réseau Capital
- Canada Business Network
- Investissement Québec
- Business Development Bank of Canada
- Microcredit Montréal
- Société d’Investissement Jeunesse (SIJ)
Montréal is using its financial assistance programs to take bold steps to modernize its infrastructure, industrial sites and commercial corridors, and to revitalize large areas in the city with significant economic development potential.
- PRAM – Artères en chantier (in French)
- PRAM-Commerce (in French)
- PRAM – Est (in French)
- PRAM – Social economy (in French)
- Climatsol (in French)
Soutien au travail autonome (STA)
An Emploi-Québec program that offers financial and technical support for people looking to create or acquire a business or become self-employed.
SAJE empowering entrepreneurs
Fonds d’embellissement et de verdissement de l’Est (FEVE)
A grant is available to industrial and commercial businesses looking to carry out greening and beautification projects that will help to reduce heat islands.
Funding of up to $1,000
Fonds d’embellissement et de verdissement de l’Est (in French)
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