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ESSOR – Volet 3: Appui aux projets d’investissement favorisant une réduction de l’empreinte environnementale (ESSOR’s Stream 3: Support for Investment Projects Promoting a Reduction in the Environmental Footprint)

This stream provides financial assistance to investment projects involving at least $100,000 in eligible expenditures and aimed at significantly reducing the environmental footprint of a company already established in Québec, regardless of productivity, through the acquisition and implementation of clean technologies.

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ESSOR – Volet 2: Appui aux projets d’investissement favorisant la productivité et l’expansion des entreprises (ESSOR’s Stream 2: Support for Investment Projects Promoting Productivity and Business Expansion)

This stream supports projects aimed at accelerating the productivity growth of Quebec companies through an innovative technological transition or the acquisition of new technologies or to promote the realization of investment projects in Quebec as part of the establishment or expansion of companies from here or elsewhere.

Programme d’appui à la francophonie canadienne (PAFC) (Canadian Francophonie Support Program)

This financial assistance program is one of the tools for implementing Québec’s policy on the Canadian Francophonie. More specifically, it aims to: 1. strengthen ties between Quebecers and Francophones from elsewhere in Canada; 2. increase the use of French and the visibility of Francophone cultures in Canada. The financial assistance businesses can recieve is up…

Programme lancement et croissance (Launch & Grow Program)

District 3’s tailored services will help you build your product, acquire customers, increase early sales, find product market fit, and scale your startup to have a global impact. This program helps startups that have initial traction through customers, letters of intent, or initial investment accelerate to ‘product market fit.

Impact Investing: Program-Related Investments (PRI)

Unlike grants, Impact investments are investments made in companies, organizations and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. These types of investments can be either Mission-Related Investments (MRIs) or Program-Related Investments (PRIs). Program-Related Investments (PRI) are investments made in charities as well as for-profits and not-for-profits for…

Impact Investing: Mission-Related Investments (MRI)

Unlike grants, Impact investments are investments made in companies, organizations and funds with the intention to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. These types of investments can be either Mission-Related Investments (MRIs) or Program-Related Investments (PRIs). Mission-Related Investments (MRI) are investments of assets from the Foundation’s endowment made in for-profit or…

“Start Me Up!”

“Start Me Up!” is a 2-part workshop featuring 10 modules designed to help early-stage start-ups progress through the Idea, Discovery and Validation stages, and to assist latter-stage start-ups review their core business frameworks. This on-demand learning program takes early-stage start-ups through the process of building a successful business foundation.