Regional and Rurality Fund – Section 2: Support for Expertise in Local and Regional Development

Fonds régions et ruralité (FRR) – Volet 2 : Soutien à la compétence de développement local et régional


Ministère des Affaires municipales et Habitation

Program Type



Specific to each region

Type of Aid


Financial Aid

Specific to each region


Complementary to other government programs, this section of the program supports the efforts of regional county municipalities in local and regional development relative to their areas of expertise.

Regional county municipalities will assume the administration of this section of the program and will set their own priorities and support policies accordingly; a variety of applicants can be eligible based on these policies (see below).


  • Projects can pertain to the following:
  • Carrying out a regional county municipality’s mandate regarding planning and development

  • Supporting local municipalities with professional expertise or with establishing shared services (social, cultural, tourist, environmental, technology or other sectors)

  • Promoting entrepreneurship, supporting entrepreneurs and businesses

  • Mobilizing communities and supporting the completion of structuring projects to improve living environments, particularly in social, cultural, economic or environmental fields

  • Establishing, financing or implementation of sectoral development agreements with ministries or government agencies and, where appropriate, other partners

  • More specific information can be obtained by contacting the regional administration in your region.

Eligible Expenses

  • Specific to each region

Supporting Documents

  • Specific to each region