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This site presents translated summaries of information obtained from each funding body’s website. While we strive to ensure that all program information is as accurate and up-to-date as possible, we encourage users to consult each funder’s program documentation in full or to contact a program officer directly with any questions prior to submitting an application.

Support for Human Resources Management

Soutien en gestion des ressources humaines
  • Funder: Emploi-Québec
  • Type of Aid: Grant, Support services
  • Program Type: Human resources
  • Financial Aid: Up to 50% (the recipient mus...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: All
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program allows organizations to meet with an advisor who will assist in creating a profile and analysing its needs.
Funder: Emploi-Québec
Type of Aid: Grant, Support services
Program Type: Human resources
Financial Aid: Up to 50% (the recipient mus...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: All
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program allows organizations to meet with an advisor who will assist in creating a profile and analysing its needs.

Job Stabilisation

Stabilisation de l'emploi
  • Funder: Emploi-Québec
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Human resources
  • Financial Aid: 50% of salary, up to $5,000 ...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Private companies, Self-employed workers, Worker associations, Employer associations, Professional associations, Cooperatives, Groups of employers, Groups of workers
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program offers financial support that allows organizations to prolong working periods for staff on precarious or seasonal contracts.
Funder: Emploi-Québec
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Human resources
Financial Aid: 50% of salary, up to $5,000 ...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Private companies, Self-employed workers, Worker associations, Employer associations, Professional associations, Cooperatives, Groups of employers, Groups of workers
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program offers financial support that allows organizations to prolong working periods for staff on precarious or seasonal contracts.

Wage Subsidies for Employees

Subventions salariales pour employés
  • Funder: Emploi-Québec
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Human resources
  • Financial Aid: Variable
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program provides financial aid that allows organizations to hire and integrate determined individuals who are experiencing difficulties in finding work.
Funder: Emploi-Québec
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Human resources
Financial Aid: Variable
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program provides financial aid that allows organizations to hire and integrate determined individuals who are experiencing difficulties in finding work.

Workforce Training Measure

Mesure de formation de la main-d'œuvre
  • Funder: Emploi-Québec
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Human resources
  • Financial Aid: 50%
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Private companies, Groups of private companies, Cooperatives, Not-for-profit organizations, Municipalities, Self-employed workers, Band councils and communities
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program supports the development of skills for persons at risk of losing their job and also maintains expertise in organizations. Financial aid can be obtained for:, Defining training needs, Carrying out a training project, Evaluating the efficiency of the training received
Funder: Emploi-Québec
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Human resources
Financial Aid: 50%
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Private companies, Groups of private companies, Cooperatives, Not-for-profit organizations, Municipalities, Self-employed workers, Band councils and communities
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program supports the development of skills for persons at risk of losing their job and also maintains expertise in organizations. Financial aid can be obtained for:, Defining training needs, Carrying out a training project, Evaluating the efficiency of the training received

Filaction

Filaction
  • Funder: Fondaction
  • Type of Aid: Direct loan, Convertible loan, Bridge financing, Share capital, Other types of financing
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: Up to $500,000
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: Filaction primarily finances the development and growth of businesses. It is also available for projects pertaining to consolidation, succession, mergers or acquisition, as well as for employees’ acquisition of a stake in the context of a cooperative of employee shareholders.
Funder: Fondaction
Type of Aid: Direct loan, Convertible loan, Bridge financing, Share capital, Other types of financing
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: Up to $500,000
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: Filaction primarily finances the development and growth of businesses. It is also available for projects pertaining to consolidation, succession, mergers or acquisition, as well as for employees’ acquisition of a stake in the context of a cooperative of employee shareholders.

Culture and Inclusion

Culture et inclusion
  • Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $35,000
  • Deadline:
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit cultural organizations (including cooperatives), Not-for-profit community organizations, Public libraries
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Capitale-Nationale, Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Laval, Mauricie, Montérégie, Nord-du-Québec, Outaouais, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS PASSED. PLEASE WAIT FOR A NEW DEADLINE TO BE ANNOUNCED BEFORE APPLYING.

    This program seeks to increase the availability of activities, services, and goods that can significantly contribute to achieving the objectives of the Ministry of Culture and Communications with respect to the strengthening and development of culture and public relations. The goal of this program is to support the fulfillment of cultural projects benefitting low-income persons or persons at risk of exclusion.
Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $35,000
Deadline:
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit cultural organizations (including cooperatives), Not-for-profit community organizations, Public libraries
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Capitale-Nationale, Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Laval, Mauricie, Montérégie, Nord-du-Québec, Outaouais, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS PASSED. PLEASE WAIT FOR A NEW DEADLINE TO BE ANNOUNCED BEFORE APPLYING.

This program seeks to increase the availability of activities, services, and goods that can significantly contribute to achieving the objectives of the Ministry of Culture and Communications with respect to the strengthening and development of culture and public relations. The goal of this program is to support the fulfillment of cultural projects benefitting low-income persons or persons at risk of exclusion.

Culture-Education: Cultural Workshop Project

Culture-éducation : Ateliers culturels à l'école
  • Funder: Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 100% (75% for private schools)
  • Deadline: 15-Oct-21
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program makes possible for cultural resources (artists, writers and representatives of cultural organizations) to come into the classroom and share their creative process with the students in a workshop. It is also possible for some workshops to be carried out using videoconferencing, under certain conditions., Professional artists, writers and representatives of cultural organizations are invited to share their creativity with students by presenting various works of art and by having students discover occupations related to the arts and culture in an active, participatory manner.
Funder: Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 100% (75% for private schools)
Deadline: 15-Oct-21
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program makes possible for cultural resources (artists, writers and representatives of cultural organizations) to come into the classroom and share their creative process with the students in a workshop. It is also possible for some workshops to be carried out using videoconferencing, under certain conditions., Professional artists, writers and representatives of cultural organizations are invited to share their creativity with students by presenting various works of art and by having students discover occupations related to the arts and culture in an active, participatory manner.

Culture-Education: Schools Host an Artist or Writer

Culture-éducation : Une école accueille un artiste ou un écrivain
  • Funder: Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $1,000 per week f...
  • Deadline: 15-Oct-21
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This component of the Culture in the Schools program allows students to participate, for an extended period of four to 12 weeks, in a project involving artistic exploration. It also offers professional artists or writers an opportunity to spend time in the school environment and to find inspiration there for their own creative pursuits.
Funder: Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $1,000 per week f...
Deadline: 15-Oct-21
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This component of the Culture in the Schools program allows students to participate, for an extended period of four to 12 weeks, in a project involving artistic exploration. It also offers professional artists or writers an opportunity to spend time in the school environment and to find inspiration there for their own creative pursuits.

Support for Fixed Assets – Maintenance and Improvement of Equipment and Cultural Infrastructures – Section 2.1: Personal Property

Aide aux immobilisations – Maintien et bonification des équipements et des infrastructures culturelles – Volet 2.1 : Intervention visant un bien meuble
  • Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 70%
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program concerns the acquisition, repair, replacement, and installation of furnishings or specialized equipment and does not include any work performed on a building.
Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 70%
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program concerns the acquisition, repair, replacement, and installation of furnishings or specialized equipment and does not include any work performed on a building.

Support for Fixed Assets – Maintenance and Improvement of Equipment and Cultural Infrastructures – Section 2.2: Buildings

Aide aux immobilisations – Maintien et bonification des équipements et des infrastructures culturelles – Volet 2.2 : Intervention visant un immeuble
  • Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 70%
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program supports projects involving at least one intervention on a building, whether construction (renovation, alterations, refurbishment, new construction, enlargement) or, in the case of a heritage building, restoration. Projects can also include the acquisition of a building, furnishings, or specialized equipment by an eligible organization.
Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 70%
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program supports projects involving at least one intervention on a building, whether construction (renovation, alterations, refurbishment, new construction, enlargement) or, in the case of a heritage building, restoration. Projects can also include the acquisition of a building, furnishings, or specialized equipment by an eligible organization.

Project Support

Aide aux projets
  • Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $500,000
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Artists, Companies meeting SODEC’s SODEXPORT admission critera
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program contributes to cultural vitality and dynamism by offering financial support to specific and non-recurring projects proposed by stakeholders which contribute to the goals and priorities of the Ministry.
Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $500,000
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Artists, Companies meeting SODEC’s SODEXPORT admission critera
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program contributes to cultural vitality and dynamism by offering financial support to specific and non-recurring projects proposed by stakeholders which contribute to the goals and priorities of the Ministry.

Cultural Investment Sponsorship

Mécénat placements culture
  • Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: Up to $500,000 annually, and...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program aims to ensure the autonomy and financial security of not-for-profit organizations within the cultural sectors. Specifically, the program promotes the creation of permanent funds and encourages the development and execution of fundraising campaigns. Funding is divided into three sections:, Section A: promotes the creation of funds capitalized in perpetuity in an associated foundation. These funds are comprised of organizations’ revenues stemming from fundraising and amounts allocated by the board of directors, to which the Ministry’s program funding is add, Section B: encourages collective fundraising and the creation of funds to be transferred and invested by a group; this allows organizations from the same region to combine efforts, Section C: serves as an incentive to carry out initial fundraising; it aims to develop the capacity for annual fundraising campaigns for organizations that have never done so, while also pursuing the creation of permanent funds
Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: Up to $500,000 annually, and...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program aims to ensure the autonomy and financial security of not-for-profit organizations within the cultural sectors. Specifically, the program promotes the creation of permanent funds and encourages the development and execution of fundraising campaigns. Funding is divided into three sections:, Section A: promotes the creation of funds capitalized in perpetuity in an associated foundation. These funds are comprised of organizations’ revenues stemming from fundraising and amounts allocated by the board of directors, to which the Ministry’s program funding is add, Section B: encourages collective fundraising and the creation of funds to be transferred and invested by a group; this allows organizations from the same region to combine efforts, Section C: serves as an incentive to carry out initial fundraising; it aims to develop the capacity for annual fundraising campaigns for organizations that have never done so, while also pursuing the creation of permanent funds

Program for the Accessibility of Tourist Establishments

Programme d'accessibilité des établissements touristiques (PAET)
  • Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Accessibility
  • Financial Aid: 80%, up to $50,000
  • Deadline: 31-Mar-22
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Recognized Inuit and First Nations organizations, communities, and populations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program promotes accessibility in Quebec tourist establishments for persons with a disability. It offers financial support to projects that aim to transform or improve tourist infrastructures in order to obtain Kéroul’s accessibility rating, or projects to improve existing accessible infrastructures.
Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Accessibility
Financial Aid: 80%, up to $50,000
Deadline: 31-Mar-22
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Recognized Inuit and First Nations organizations, communities, and populations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program promotes accessibility in Quebec tourist establishments for persons with a disability. It offers financial support to projects that aim to transform or improve tourist infrastructures in order to obtain Kéroul’s accessibility rating, or projects to improve existing accessible infrastructures.

Digital Development Agreement for Tourism Businesses (EDNET)

Entente de développement numérique des entreprises touristiques (EDNET)
  • Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 50% (maximum amount varies b...
  • Deadline: 31-Mar-2021
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Small and medium-sized tourist businesses For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Recognized First Nations and communities, Any combination of the above
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS PASSED. PLEASE WAIT FOR A NEW DEADLINE TO BE ANNOUNCED BEFORE APPLYING., This program enables regional tourism associations to support companies in their region in identifying the digital development challenges they face and carrying out related projects. More specifically, the projects covered by this agreement must:, Accelerate the development of skills sets, Accelerate digital transformation, Create innovative content to enhance experiences and inspire travellers at every stage of their journey
Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 50% (maximum amount varies b...
Deadline: 31-Mar-2021
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Small and medium-sized tourist businesses For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Recognized First Nations and communities, Any combination of the above
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS PASSED. PLEASE WAIT FOR A NEW DEADLINE TO BE ANNOUNCED BEFORE APPLYING., This program enables regional tourism associations to support companies in their region in identifying the digital development challenges they face and carrying out related projects. More specifically, the projects covered by this agreement must:, Accelerate the development of skills sets, Accelerate digital transformation, Create innovative content to enhance experiences and inspire travellers at every stage of their journey

Regional Tourism Partnership Agreement

Entente de partenariat régional en tourisme (EPRT)
  • Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 50-80%
  • Deadline: Varies by region
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Municipalities, Indigenous nations and communities, Any combination of the above, Sector Tourism Associations, Regional Tourism Associations and agents recognized by the Ministry of Tourism or an association thereof (Section 2 only)
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: The purpose of the program is to coordinate tourism industry investments according to regional priorities and to strengthen the synergy of all regional partners.

    The 2016-2020 Regional Tourism Partnership Agreements have been renewed for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022. As part of these renewed agreements, two components are proposed to support tourism businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic., whereas a third component is intended for collective projects demonstrating financial benefits for businesses in several regions or sectors. A fourth line targets specifically the regios of Montréal, Quebec City and Outaouais, particularly impacted by the pandemic., The projects submitted must be structuring and contribute to renewing and improving the region's tourism offering. They must promote the achievement of the following objectives:, 1) Stimulate the regional economy of the Nunavik and d’Eeyou Istchee Baie-James regions by maintaining a quality tourism offer, developing an innovative tourism offer or developing new niches for tourism businesses., 2) Promote the development of an original and complementary tourism offer that respects sustainable development.

    , Section 1: Support to small- and medium-sized tourism businesses for the opening of the 2020 season, Eligible projects must seek to make the space dedicated to the tourism clientele and employees of eligible tourism businesses compliant with the health plans proposed by the Government of Quebec or a partner of the latter.

    , Section 2: Support for collective projects to help small- and medium-sized tourism businesses adapt to new health realities, Eligible projects must benefit several tourism businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These businesses may belong to one or more different tourism sectors and be located in one or more tourism regions in Quebec. The projects must constitute an innovative business solution aimed at improving the customer experience as well as remote management and sales. They must generate quantifiable financial benefits and be driven by:,

    A regional tourism association

    ,

    A sectoral tourism association

    ,

    An agent recognized by the Ministry of Tourism

    ,

    A combination of the above


    , Section 3: Support for projects to develop and structure the tourism offer, Projects must fit into one of the following seven categories (including more substantial projects that adapt to the new COVID-19 health context, which are also eligible under each of these categories):,

    1) Attractions, activities and equipment: This category refers to all the elements making up the tourist offer of a territory.

    ,

    2) Studies: Financial assistance may be granted for studies that require specific expertise in order to increase the development of the tourism offer and to validate the financial viability of a project. The project under study must support regional priorities and generate benefits for the development of the territory's tourism industry. The mandate must be carried out by a consulting firm or a recognized organization in the tourism and/or economic field, following a call for bids.

    ,

    3) Structuring of the regional tourism offer: In order to support the regional priorities for the development of the tourism offer, one-time financial assistance may be granted to structuring projects in the region. The theme of the project must be representative of the region and generate benefits for the territory of more than one regional county municipality as well as for several businesses. The project may be coordinated by the regional tourism association or by any other entity recognized and accepted by the management committee, and it must receive financial support from various organizations or businesses in the territory.

    ,

    4) Accommodations: The project submitted must make it possible to structure a particular territory, raise the quality level of the accommodation sector, extend the promoter's period of attendance or offer new services adapted to the clientele.

    ,

    5) Festivals and events: Financial assistance may be provided for festivals and events deemed to be regionally significant.

    ,

    6) Consulting Services: Financial assistance may be granted for the hiring of a consultant offering coaching or consulting services aimed at the adoption of better business practices, the development of workforce skills, improving the quality of customer service or coaching in the development of a new project or activity.

    ,

    7) Digital development of a company: Financial assistance may be granted for the digital development of a company to increase virtual or digital interactions with customers in order to reduce physical contact and health risks, while enhancing their experience.


    , Section 4: Support for strategic tourism businesses in the downtown areas of Quebec's tourism gateways. Eligible projects must enable strategic tourism enterprises to weather the crisis and continue to attract people. The funds can help strategic businesses to adapt, innovate or diversify their products. Enterprises must be situated in the downtown of Montreal, Quebec o Gatineau and be a key touristic attraction to the sector, demonstrating serious difficulties due to the absense of tourists., More specific information for the selection process can be found with the corresponding municipal department of tourism.
Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 50-80%
Deadline: Varies by region
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Municipalities, Indigenous nations and communities, Any combination of the above, Sector Tourism Associations, Regional Tourism Associations and agents recognized by the Ministry of Tourism or an association thereof (Section 2 only)
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: The purpose of the program is to coordinate tourism industry investments according to regional priorities and to strengthen the synergy of all regional partners.

The 2016-2020 Regional Tourism Partnership Agreements have been renewed for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022. As part of these renewed agreements, two components are proposed to support tourism businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic., whereas a third component is intended for collective projects demonstrating financial benefits for businesses in several regions or sectors. A fourth line targets specifically the regios of Montréal, Quebec City and Outaouais, particularly impacted by the pandemic., The projects submitted must be structuring and contribute to renewing and improving the region's tourism offering. They must promote the achievement of the following objectives:, 1) Stimulate the regional economy of the Nunavik and d’Eeyou Istchee Baie-James regions by maintaining a quality tourism offer, developing an innovative tourism offer or developing new niches for tourism businesses., 2) Promote the development of an original and complementary tourism offer that respects sustainable development.

, Section 1: Support to small- and medium-sized tourism businesses for the opening of the 2020 season, Eligible projects must seek to make the space dedicated to the tourism clientele and employees of eligible tourism businesses compliant with the health plans proposed by the Government of Quebec or a partner of the latter.

, Section 2: Support for collective projects to help small- and medium-sized tourism businesses adapt to new health realities, Eligible projects must benefit several tourism businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These businesses may belong to one or more different tourism sectors and be located in one or more tourism regions in Quebec. The projects must constitute an innovative business solution aimed at improving the customer experience as well as remote management and sales. They must generate quantifiable financial benefits and be driven by:,

A regional tourism association

,

A sectoral tourism association

,

An agent recognized by the Ministry of Tourism

,

A combination of the above


, Section 3: Support for projects to develop and structure the tourism offer, Projects must fit into one of the following seven categories (including more substantial projects that adapt to the new COVID-19 health context, which are also eligible under each of these categories):,

1) Attractions, activities and equipment: This category refers to all the elements making up the tourist offer of a territory.

,

2) Studies: Financial assistance may be granted for studies that require specific expertise in order to increase the development of the tourism offer and to validate the financial viability of a project. The project under study must support regional priorities and generate benefits for the development of the territory's tourism industry. The mandate must be carried out by a consulting firm or a recognized organization in the tourism and/or economic field, following a call for bids.

,

3) Structuring of the regional tourism offer: In order to support the regional priorities for the development of the tourism offer, one-time financial assistance may be granted to structuring projects in the region. The theme of the project must be representative of the region and generate benefits for the territory of more than one regional county municipality as well as for several businesses. The project may be coordinated by the regional tourism association or by any other entity recognized and accepted by the management committee, and it must receive financial support from various organizations or businesses in the territory.

,

4) Accommodations: The project submitted must make it possible to structure a particular territory, raise the quality level of the accommodation sector, extend the promoter's period of attendance or offer new services adapted to the clientele.

,

5) Festivals and events: Financial assistance may be provided for festivals and events deemed to be regionally significant.

,

6) Consulting Services: Financial assistance may be granted for the hiring of a consultant offering coaching or consulting services aimed at the adoption of better business practices, the development of workforce skills, improving the quality of customer service or coaching in the development of a new project or activity.

,

7) Digital development of a company: Financial assistance may be granted for the digital development of a company to increase virtual or digital interactions with customers in order to reduce physical contact and health risks, while enhancing their experience.


, Section 4: Support for strategic tourism businesses in the downtown areas of Quebec's tourism gateways. Eligible projects must enable strategic tourism enterprises to weather the crisis and continue to attract people. The funds can help strategic businesses to adapt, innovate or diversify their products. Enterprises must be situated in the downtown of Montreal, Quebec o Gatineau and be a key touristic attraction to the sector, demonstrating serious difficulties due to the absense of tourists., More specific information for the selection process can be found with the corresponding municipal department of tourism.

Tourism Development Strategies Support Program

Programme de soutien aux stratégies de développement touristique (PSSDT)
  • Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
  • Type of Aid: Loan
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: 33.33%, from a minimum of $1...
  • Deadline: 08-Jul-19
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Municipalities, Indigenous nations and communities, Any combination of the above
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

    This program encourages the development of a tourism attractions that are original, complementary, respectful of sustainable development and responsive to the demands of the markets targeted by the Ministry. It aims to stimulate regional economies by creating jobs and increasing both the number of tourists and tourism revenues., , The program is comprised of five sections:, Section 1: Support for strategies to showcase winter tourism, Section 2: Support for strategies to showcase events-based tourism, Section 3: Support for strategies to showcase nature and adventure tourism, Section 4: Support for strategies to showcase Saint Lawrence river tourism
Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
Type of Aid: Loan
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: 33.33%, from a minimum of $1...
Deadline: 08-Jul-19
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Municipalities, Indigenous nations and communities, Any combination of the above
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

This program encourages the development of a tourism attractions that are original, complementary, respectful of sustainable development and responsive to the demands of the markets targeted by the Ministry. It aims to stimulate regional economies by creating jobs and increasing both the number of tourists and tourism revenues., , The program is comprised of five sections:, Section 1: Support for strategies to showcase winter tourism, Section 2: Support for strategies to showcase events-based tourism, Section 3: Support for strategies to showcase nature and adventure tourism, Section 4: Support for strategies to showcase Saint Lawrence river tourism

Small- and Medium-Sized Tourism Business Fund

Fonds tourisme PME
  • Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
  • Type of Aid: Loan
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: Minimum of $25,000 up to $25...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

    This fund encourages investment in small- and medium-sized tourism businesses and promotes the emergence of innovative projects. It aims to increase companies’ competitiveness and innovation, attract new clients, and extend the period of activity for participating companies.
Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
Type of Aid: Loan
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: Minimum of $25,000 up to $25...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

This fund encourages investment in small- and medium-sized tourism businesses and promotes the emergence of innovative projects. It aims to increase companies’ competitiveness and innovation, attract new clients, and extend the period of activity for participating companies.

Financial Aid for Festivals and Tourist Events

Aide financière aux festivals et aux événements touristiques
  • Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: 10-25% (maximum amounts vary...
  • Deadline: To Be Confirmed by Funder
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit organizations, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Municipalities, Indigenous nations and communities, Any combination of the above
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: The program helps position Québec as a destination on the national and international scene by promoting the development of tourism festivals and events. It stimulates the economy of the regions by increasing the number of visitors and tourist revenues.. The program comprises three distinct sections of funding:, Section 1: Major tourist events and festivals (maximum aid of $1 million), Section 2: Festivals and large-scale tourist events (maximum aid of $750,000), Section 3: Innovation and opportunities
Funder: Ministère du Tourisme et des Loisirs
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: 10-25% (maximum amounts vary...
Deadline: To Be Confirmed by Funder
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit organizations, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Municipalities, Indigenous nations and communities, Any combination of the above
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: The program helps position Québec as a destination on the national and international scene by promoting the development of tourism festivals and events. It stimulates the economy of the regions by increasing the number of visitors and tourist revenues.. The program comprises three distinct sections of funding:, Section 1: Major tourist events and festivals (maximum aid of $1 million), Section 2: Festivals and large-scale tourist events (maximum aid of $750,000), Section 3: Innovation and opportunities

Regional Outreach Support Fund

Fonds d’appui au rayonnement des régions (FARR)
  • Funder: Ministère des Affaires municipales et Habitation
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: Maximum of $1 million per ye...
  • Deadline: Specific to each region
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies (except those in the financial sector), Not-for-profit organizations, Legal entities seeking to start a private company or a company in the social economy, Professional artists, Professional artist associations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Laval, Mauricie, Montérégie, Nord-du-Québec, Outaouais, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE AND HAS BEEN REPLACED BY THE REGIONS AND RURALITY FUND – SECTION 1: REGIONAL OUTREACH SUPPORT.

    This program targets all regions of Quebec (except Capitale-Nationale and Montreal) to finance development projects that are aligned with the priorities established by individual regions. Regional outreach projects result in benefits to the territories of more than one regional county municipality or equivalent organization. Local projects carried out in multiple regional county municipalities that contribute to achieving a common regional priority are also eligible.
Funder: Ministère des Affaires municipales et Habitation
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: Maximum of $1 million per ye...
Deadline: Specific to each region
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies (except those in the financial sector), Not-for-profit organizations, Legal entities seeking to start a private company or a company in the social economy, Professional artists, Professional artist associations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Laval, Mauricie, Montérégie, Nord-du-Québec, Outaouais, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE AND HAS BEEN REPLACED BY THE REGIONS AND RURALITY FUND – SECTION 1: REGIONAL OUTREACH SUPPORT.

This program targets all regions of Quebec (except Capitale-Nationale and Montreal) to finance development projects that are aligned with the priorities established by individual regions. Regional outreach projects result in benefits to the territories of more than one regional county municipality or equivalent organization. Local projects carried out in multiple regional county municipalities that contribute to achieving a common regional priority are also eligible.

Metropolitan Initiative and Outreach Fund

Fonds d'initiative et de rayonnement de la métropole (FIRM)
  • Funder: Ministère des Affaires municipales et Habitation
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 50% (20% for a private for-p...
  • Deadline: 15-Sept-2021
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, For-profit companies, Municipal organizations
  • Region: Montréal
  • Description: Currently, this program is exclusively focused in Montreal East, particularly east of Boulevard Pie-IX., , This program stimulates economic, cultural, and social activity in the metropolitan region, and contributes to its national and international standing. The fund’s goals include:, Reinforcing economic competitiveness through the development and strengthening of strategic sectors, Supporting the improvement of citizens’ conditions and living environment as well as the fight against poverty and social exclusion in the metropolitan region, Contributing to the appeal and standing of the region nationally and internationally through the promotion of its culture and strategic sectors as well as through the development of major initiatives and events,
    , This program is divided into two sections:,
    , Section 1: Support for Major Economic and Cultural Development Projects and Events in the Metropolitan Region, This section of the program aims to consolidate and develop major projects for the Government of Quebec, the Montreal Metropolitan Community and the City of Montreal by: , Supporting festivals and major cultural, sports and business events taking place throughout the year, Supporting the secretariats of industrial clusters, Support for major projects,
    , Section 2: Support for Projects to Address Specific Issues in the Metropolitan Region, Through themed calls for projects, this component of the program aims to support initiatives in economic, cultural, environmental and social fields that improve the quality of life of the citizens of Montreal and metropolitan region. The specific issues relate to the priorities established by the regions that make up the Montreal metropolitan region as part of the Government Strategy to Ensure the Occupation and Vitality of Territories 2018 2022 (OVT) and which complement the actions of government departments and agencies to maximize their leverage effect.,
    , Upcoming deadlines can be found on the link.
Funder: Ministère des Affaires municipales et Habitation
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 50% (20% for a private for-p...
Deadline: 15-Sept-2021
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, For-profit companies, Municipal organizations
Region: Montréal
Description: Currently, this program is exclusively focused in Montreal East, particularly east of Boulevard Pie-IX., , This program stimulates economic, cultural, and social activity in the metropolitan region, and contributes to its national and international standing. The fund’s goals include:, Reinforcing economic competitiveness through the development and strengthening of strategic sectors, Supporting the improvement of citizens’ conditions and living environment as well as the fight against poverty and social exclusion in the metropolitan region, Contributing to the appeal and standing of the region nationally and internationally through the promotion of its culture and strategic sectors as well as through the development of major initiatives and events,
, This program is divided into two sections:,
, Section 1: Support for Major Economic and Cultural Development Projects and Events in the Metropolitan Region, This section of the program aims to consolidate and develop major projects for the Government of Quebec, the Montreal Metropolitan Community and the City of Montreal by: , Supporting festivals and major cultural, sports and business events taking place throughout the year, Supporting the secretariats of industrial clusters, Support for major projects,
, Section 2: Support for Projects to Address Specific Issues in the Metropolitan Region, Through themed calls for projects, this component of the program aims to support initiatives in economic, cultural, environmental and social fields that improve the quality of life of the citizens of Montreal and metropolitan region. The specific issues relate to the priorities established by the regions that make up the Montreal metropolitan region as part of the Government Strategy to Ensure the Occupation and Vitality of Territories 2018 2022 (OVT) and which complement the actions of government departments and agencies to maximize their leverage effect.,
, Upcoming deadlines can be found on the link.

Donations and Sponsorships

Dons et commandites
  • Funder: SAQ
  • Type of Aid: Product donation
  • Program Type: Project, Dissemination
  • Financial Aid: Varies
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: Each year the SAQ encourages Quebec artists and creators working in major cultural institutions by donating products as part of its benefit activities.
Funder: SAQ
Type of Aid: Product donation
Program Type: Project, Dissemination
Financial Aid: Varies
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: Each year the SAQ encourages Quebec artists and creators working in major cultural institutions by donating products as part of its benefit activities.

Regional Activities Support Program

Programme d’appui aux actions régionale (PAAR)
  • Funder: Secrétariat à la Capitale-Nationale
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 80% for projects pertaining ...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, National museums, Band councils of an Indigenous community, The Quebec metropolitan community, municipalities and regional county municipalities, relevant municipal and intermunicipal organizations
  • Region: Capitale-Nationale
  • Description: This program aim to support projects that encourage the vitality of communities, and the appeal and standing of the Capitale-Nationale region. The program is divided into three sections:, Section 1: Supporting cultural, tourist or sporting events, Cultural, tourist or sporting events of a national or international calibre, Projects for national and international summits and seminars, Section 2: Empowering territories and promoting the vitality of communities from the perspective of sustainable development, Projects contributing to the improvement of facilities and equipment prioritized by municipal partners, Section 3: Identifying and responding to issues in the Capitale-Nationale region, Projects describing and documenting a local issue, Projects responding to current or emerging issues, Projects arising from a sectoral development agreement
Funder: Secrétariat à la Capitale-Nationale
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 80% for projects pertaining ...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, National museums, Band councils of an Indigenous community, The Quebec metropolitan community, municipalities and regional county municipalities, relevant municipal and intermunicipal organizations
Region: Capitale-Nationale
Description: This program aim to support projects that encourage the vitality of communities, and the appeal and standing of the Capitale-Nationale region. The program is divided into three sections:, Section 1: Supporting cultural, tourist or sporting events, Cultural, tourist or sporting events of a national or international calibre, Projects for national and international summits and seminars, Section 2: Empowering territories and promoting the vitality of communities from the perspective of sustainable development, Projects contributing to the improvement of facilities and equipment prioritized by municipal partners, Section 3: Identifying and responding to issues in the Capitale-Nationale region, Projects describing and documenting a local issue, Projects responding to current or emerging issues, Projects arising from a sectoral development agreement

Accessibility for Small Establishments

Petits établissements accessibles
  • Funder: Société d'habitation du Québec
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Accessibility
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $15,000
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Any physical or legal person who owns or rents all or part of a building used for commercial, business, or meeting purposes
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program aims to improve the accessibility of small establishments for disabled people and persons with limited mobility. The program is divdided into three sections:, Section 1: Access to the establishment (e.g. adding an access ramp, a parking space reserved for persons with limited mobility, etc.), Section 2: Barrier-free route inside the establishment for access to services and restrooms (e.g. standardization of floor levels, installation of an access ramp, widening doors, adding automatic doors, etc.), Section 3: Use of restrooms reserved for customers or attendees (e.g. reconfiguration to allow adequate space to maneuver, installation of grab bars or hand rails, lowering the light switch, etc.)
Funder: Société d'habitation du Québec
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Accessibility
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $15,000
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Any physical or legal person who owns or rents all or part of a building used for commercial, business, or meeting purposes
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program aims to improve the accessibility of small establishments for disabled people and persons with limited mobility. The program is divdided into three sections:, Section 1: Access to the establishment (e.g. adding an access ramp, a parking space reserved for persons with limited mobility, etc.), Section 2: Barrier-free route inside the establishment for access to services and restrooms (e.g. standardization of floor levels, installation of an access ramp, widening doors, adding automatic doors, etc.), Section 3: Use of restrooms reserved for customers or attendees (e.g. reconfiguration to allow adequate space to maneuver, installation of grab bars or hand rails, lowering the light switch, etc.)

Support for Music and Variety Companies – Section 1A: Industrial Sector – General Aid

Aide aux entreprises en musique et variétés – Volet 1A : Secteur industriel – Aide globale
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: Variety: 35%, up to $350,000...
  • Deadline: 14-Jun-21; 22-November-21
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program contributes to the strengthening of Quebec companies in the music and variety industries demonstrating significant potential. It encourages the development of artists’ careers by supporting established companies, which act as intermediaries in their fields.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: Variety: 35%, up to $350,000...
Deadline: 14-Jun-21; 22-November-21
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program contributes to the strengthening of Quebec companies in the music and variety industries demonstrating significant potential. It encourages the development of artists’ careers by supporting established companies, which act as intermediaries in their fields.

Support for Music and Variety Companies – Section 1B: Industrial Sector – Aid for Companies

Aide aux entreprises en musique et variétés – Volet 1B : Secteur industriel – Aide à l’entreprise
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: Variety: 35%, up to $150,000...
  • Deadline: 14-Jun-21; 22-November-21
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program contributes to the strengthening of Quebec companies in the music and variety industries demonstrating significant potential. It encourages the development of artists’ careers by supporting established companies, which act as intermediaries in their fields.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: Variety: 35%, up to $150,000...
Deadline: 14-Jun-21; 22-November-21
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program contributes to the strengthening of Quebec companies in the music and variety industries demonstrating significant potential. It encourages the development of artists’ careers by supporting established companies, which act as intermediaries in their fields.

Support for Music and Variety Companies – Section 2: Support for Management Activities

Aide aux entreprises en musique et variétés – Volet 2 : Soutien aux activités de gérance
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: Variety: 35%, up to $60,000;...
  • Deadline: 26-Apr-21; 27-Sept-21
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program supports companies whose primary activity is managing artists, groups, or ensembles. SODEC can also consider certain related projects (content or concert production, promotion and marketing) being led by these companies. Companies that are only active in management are ineligible for other sections of the program.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: Variety: 35%, up to $60,000;...
Deadline: 26-Apr-21; 27-Sept-21
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program supports companies whose primary activity is managing artists, groups, or ensembles. SODEC can also consider certain related projects (content or concert production, promotion and marketing) being led by these companies. Companies that are only active in management are ineligible for other sections of the program.

Support for Music and Variety Companies – Section 3: Para-Industrial Sector – Project Support

Aide aux entreprises en musique et variétés – Volet 3 : Secteur para-industriel – Aide aux projets
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: Variety: 35%, up to $60,000;...
  • Deadline: 26-Apr-21; 27-Sept-21
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program supports emerging talent in the industry and among artists, and encourages the emergence of new musical genres.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: Variety: 35%, up to $60,000;...
Deadline: 26-Apr-21; 27-Sept-21
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program supports emerging talent in the industry and among artists, and encourages the emergence of new musical genres.

Support for Music and Variety Companies – Section 4: Additional Support for Tours

Aide aux entreprises en musique et variétés – Volet 4 : Soutien additionnel à la tournée
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Travel
  • Financial Aid: Up to $30,000, determined ac...
  • Deadline: Variable (see criteria)
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program is intended for music and variety performances only.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Travel
Financial Aid: Up to $30,000, determined ac...
Deadline: Variable (see criteria)
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program is intended for music and variety performances only.

Awareness for French-Language Song and Dissemination for College Communities

Sensibilisation à la chanson et diffusion pour le milieu collégial
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Production
  • Financial Aid: 50% of the artist fee, up to...
  • Deadline: 25-Mar-19
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Professional for-profit companies active in production or marketing of sound recordings or concerts, Management companies, Concert production companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS PASSED. PLEASE WAIT FOR A NEW DEADLINE TO BE ANNOUNCED BEFORE APPLYING.

    This program raises awareness of French-language song for CEGEP students by supporting outreach activities including professional concerts and activities developed specifically for this audience. It offers a student audience a variety of concerts oriented towards their interests and encourages the development of a listenership for emerging artists with a limited access to professional concert venues.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Production
Financial Aid: 50% of the artist fee, up to...
Deadline: 25-Mar-19
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Professional for-profit companies active in production or marketing of sound recordings or concerts, Management companies, Concert production companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS PASSED. PLEASE WAIT FOR A NEW DEADLINE TO BE ANNOUNCED BEFORE APPLYING.

This program raises awareness of French-language song for CEGEP students by supporting outreach activities including professional concerts and activities developed specifically for this audience. It offers a student audience a variety of concerts oriented towards their interests and encourages the development of a listenership for emerging artists with a limited access to professional concert venues.

Support for Variety Dissemination – Section 1: Support for National and International Events

Aide à la diffusion en variétés – Volet 1 : Aide aux événements nationaux et internationaux
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Production
  • Financial Aid: Determined based on the proj...
  • Deadline: 15-Jan-21
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS PASSED. PLEASE WAIT FOR A NEW DEADLINE TO BE ANNOUNCED BEFORE APPLYING.

    This program supports organizations that are responsible for holding festivals or competitions on a national or international scale.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Production
Financial Aid: Determined based on the proj...
Deadline: 15-Jan-21
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS PASSED. PLEASE WAIT FOR A NEW DEADLINE TO BE ANNOUNCED BEFORE APPLYING.

This program supports organizations that are responsible for holding festivals or competitions on a national or international scale.

Support for Companies Specializing in Soundtrack Production and Recording

Aide aux entreprises spécialisées en production et en enregistrement de trames sonores musicales
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Production
  • Financial Aid: Variable (see criteria)
  • Deadline: 31-Mar-20
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

    This program supports the production of musical soundtracks for film, television, and videogames. Its objective is to promote the production of notable soundtracks in Quebec and encourage producers in these fields to work with Quebec companies, musicians, and composers for their productions.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Production
Financial Aid: Variable (see criteria)
Deadline: 31-Mar-20
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

This program supports the production of musical soundtracks for film, television, and videogames. Its objective is to promote the production of notable soundtracks in Quebec and encourage producers in these fields to work with Quebec companies, musicians, and composers for their productions.

Support for Professional Associations and Groups

Aide aux associations et regroupements professionnels
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations, Projet
  • Financial Aid: Determined according to natu...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Professional associations, National associations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program supports professional associations, organizations, and groups working in the field of music and variety in the entirety of their activities or for one-off projects that fall under their mandate.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations, Projet
Financial Aid: Determined according to natu...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations, Professional associations, National associations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program supports professional associations, organizations, and groups working in the field of music and variety in the entirety of their activities or for one-off projects that fall under their mandate.

Support for Export and Cultural Outreach – Sodexport – Section 2.2: Support for Music and Variety Tours Outside of Quebec

Programme d'aide à l'exportation et au rayonnement culturel – Volet 2.2 : Soutien à la tournée de spectacles de musique et variétés hors Québec
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Dissemination
  • Financial Aid: $25,000 per tour, up to a ma...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Performance production companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program offers financial support for the realization of a performance tour outside of Quebec, particularly for costs related to travel, accommodation, and equipment rental.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Dissemination
Financial Aid: $25,000 per tour, up to a ma...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Performance production companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program offers financial support for the realization of a performance tour outside of Quebec, particularly for costs related to travel, accommodation, and equipment rental.

Support for Export and Cultural Outreach – Section 2.4: Support for Promotion in a Target Market

Programme d'aide à l'exportation et au rayonnement culturel – Volet 2.4 : Soutien à la promotion sur un marché cible
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Dissemination
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $15,000
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Performance production companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program offers financial support to carry out a promotional campaign outside of Quebec for a rising artist in a target market.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Dissemination
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $15,000
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Performance production companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program offers financial support to carry out a promotional campaign outside of Quebec for a rising artist in a target market.

Refundable Tax Credit for the Production of Sound Recordings

Crédit d’impôt remboursable pour la production d’enregistrements sonores
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Refundable tax credit
  • Program Type: Production
  • Financial Aid: 35% of eligible labour costs...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Record labels
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program reduces the burden of production costs assumed by companies so as to encourage their capitalization and allow them to free up new financial resources to improve the stages of creation, preproduction, marketing and promotion.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Refundable tax credit
Program Type: Production
Financial Aid: 35% of eligible labour costs...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Record labels
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program reduces the burden of production costs assumed by companies so as to encourage their capitalization and allow them to free up new financial resources to improve the stages of creation, preproduction, marketing and promotion.

Refundable Tax Credit for Show Production

Crédit d’impôt remboursable pour la production de spectacles
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Refundable tax credit
  • Program Type: Production
  • Financial Aid: 35% of eligible labour costs...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Production companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program enables the production of shows with more ambitious budgets and supports the creation of more diverse and fairly compensated jobs.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Refundable tax credit
Program Type: Production
Financial Aid: 35% of eligible labour costs...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Production companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program enables the production of shows with more ambitious budgets and supports the creation of more diverse and fairly compensated jobs.

Refundable Tax Credit for the Production of Multimedia Events or Environments to be Presented Outside of Quebec

Crédit d’impôt remboursable pour la production d’événements ou d’environnements multimédias présentés à l’extérieur du Québec
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Refundable tax credit
  • Program Type: Production
  • Financial Aid: 35% of eligible labour costs...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Production companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program supports the productions of companies employing interactive multimedia technologies so that Quebec can distinguish itself on an international stage. It aims to promote Quebec culture outside of the province and engage with new markets.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Refundable tax credit
Program Type: Production
Financial Aid: 35% of eligible labour costs...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Production companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program supports the productions of companies employing interactive multimedia technologies so that Quebec can distinguish itself on an international stage. It aims to promote Quebec culture outside of the province and engage with new markets.

Interim Financing for Refundable Tax Credit for the Production of Sound Recordings

Financement intérimaire du crédit d’impôt remboursable pour la production d’enregistrements sonores
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Loan guarantee
  • Program Type: Production
  • Financial Aid: 75% of anticipated tax credi...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Record labels
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program is administered by SODEC in the form of a loan guarantee (in exceptional circumstances, it can also be offered as a direct loan) to cover a maximum of 75% of an expected refundable tax credit. SODEC will guarantee the lender 100% reimbursement of the loan balance as well as 100% of the accumulated interest and the recovery of disbursements, up to 15% of the loan balance on the date the loan is recalled.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Loan guarantee
Program Type: Production
Financial Aid: 75% of anticipated tax credi...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Record labels
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program is administered by SODEC in the form of a loan guarantee (in exceptional circumstances, it can also be offered as a direct loan) to cover a maximum of 75% of an expected refundable tax credit. SODEC will guarantee the lender 100% reimbursement of the loan balance as well as 100% of the accumulated interest and the recovery of disbursements, up to 15% of the loan balance on the date the loan is recalled.

Interim Financing for Refundable Tax Credit for Show Production

Financement intérimaire du crédit d’impôt remboursable pour la production de spectacles
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Loan guarantee
  • Program Type: Production
  • Financial Aid: 75% of anticipated tax credi...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: Production companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program is administered by SODEC in the form of a loan guarantee (in exceptional circumstances, it can also be offered as a direct loan) to cover a maximum of 75% of an expected refundable tax credit. SODEC will guarantee the lender 100% reimbursement of the loan balance as well as 100% of the accumulated interest and the recovery of disbursements, up to 15% of the loan balance on the date the loan is recalled.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Loan guarantee
Program Type: Production
Financial Aid: 75% of anticipated tax credi...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: Production companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program is administered by SODEC in the form of a loan guarantee (in exceptional circumstances, it can also be offered as a direct loan) to cover a maximum of 75% of an expected refundable tax credit. SODEC will guarantee the lender 100% reimbursement of the loan balance as well as 100% of the accumulated interest and the recovery of disbursements, up to 15% of the loan balance on the date the loan is recalled.

Business Financing

Financement des entreprises
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Long-term loan, Revolving credit, Loan guarantee, Project investment, Capital stock (under exceptional circumstances)
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: Varies by type of aid
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program supports the development and activities of companies in order to allow them to realize their growth potential, ensure their sustainability, strengthen and maintain Quebec ownership, ensure the financing of promising projects and support digital development.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Long-term loan, Revolving credit, Loan guarantee, Project investment, Capital stock (under exceptional circumstances)
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: Varies by type of aid
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program supports the development and activities of companies in order to allow them to realize their growth potential, ensure their sustainability, strengthen and maintain Quebec ownership, ensure the financing of promising projects and support digital development.

Support for Companies for Interactive Production Activities

Aide aux entreprises pour des activités de production interactive
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $125,000
  • Deadline: To be determined for 2020
  • Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

    This program is primarily aimed at facilitating the transition of Quebec’s cultural companies towards the production of original interactive content or to encourage them to increase their activities in this field. It reinforces the capacity of these companies to develop a dedicated or specific field of activity for the creation and production of interactive works as part of their overall diversification strategy and also encourages networking between companies, partnerships, knowledge sharing, and interdisciplinarity.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $125,000
Deadline: To be determined for 2020
Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

This program is primarily aimed at facilitating the transition of Quebec’s cultural companies towards the production of original interactive content or to encourage them to increase their activities in this field. It reinforces the capacity of these companies to develop a dedicated or specific field of activity for the creation and production of interactive works as part of their overall diversification strategy and also encourages networking between companies, partnerships, knowledge sharing, and interdisciplinarity.

Support for Export and Cultural Outreach – Section 3: Sodexport – Collective Presence in Markets and Fairs

Programme d'aide à l'exportation et au rayonnement culturel – Volet 3 : Sodexport – Présence collective dans les marchés et foires ainsi qu’autres activités d’exportation
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Credits, Grant
  • Program Type: Distribution
  • Financial Aid: Variable
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Consortiums, Associations of cultural enterprises
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program ensures that Quebec cultural enterprises are represented in large markets and international fairs. It supports the organization of collective stands and offers opportunities for applicants to increase the visibility of works and products.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Credits, Grant
Program Type: Distribution
Financial Aid: Variable
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Consortiums, Associations of cultural enterprises
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program ensures that Quebec cultural enterprises are represented in large markets and international fairs. It supports the organization of collective stands and offers opportunities for applicants to increase the visibility of works and products.

Support for Export and Cultural Outreach – Section 4: International Relations

Programme d'aide à l'exportation et au rayonnement culturel – Volet 4 : Relations internationales
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Distribution
  • Financial Aid: Determined by SODEC based on...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Consortiums formed by Quebec companies, Associations of cultural enterprises
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program contributes to reinforcing reciprocity in exchanges and the value of Quebec cultural industries internationally. It does so by supporting initiatives that fall under SODEC’s policies for intensifying foreign relations.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Distribution
Financial Aid: Determined by SODEC based on...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Consortiums formed by Quebec companies, Associations of cultural enterprises
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program contributes to reinforcing reciprocity in exchanges and the value of Quebec cultural industries internationally. It does so by supporting initiatives that fall under SODEC’s policies for intensifying foreign relations.

Support for Export and Cultural Outreach – Section 5: Strategic Initiatives

Programme d'aide à l'exportation et au rayonnement culturel – Volet 5 : Initiatives stratégiques
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant or repayable grant (determined according to the nature of the project)
  • Program Type: Distribution
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $100,000
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Consortiums, Associations of cultural enterprises
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program encourages major projects for a company, organization, or industry, and allows applicants to seize unique business opportunities with the potential to generate significant benefits for their market positioning. It also supports activities with a significant potential for cultural outreach as well as development projects for the cultural industries in Quebec.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant or repayable grant (determined according to the nature of the project)
Program Type: Distribution
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $100,000
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives, Consortiums, Associations of cultural enterprises
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program encourages major projects for a company, organization, or industry, and allows applicants to seize unique business opportunities with the potential to generate significant benefits for their market positioning. It also supports activities with a significant potential for cultural outreach as well as development projects for the cultural industries in Quebec.

Regional and Rurality Fund – Section 1: Regional Outreach Support

Fonds régions et ruralité (FRR) – Volet 1 : Soutien au rayonnement des régions
  • Funder: Ministère des Affaires municipales et Habitation
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 50-90%, up to $1 million per...
  • Deadline: Specific to each region
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies (except those in the financial sector), Not-for-profit organizations, Legal entities seeking to start a private company or a company in the social economy, Professional artists, Professional artist associations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Laval, Mauricie, Montérégie, Nord-du-Québec, Outaouais, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program supports the realization of mobilizing projects that will have an impact within the respective regions of the province (with the exception of Montreal and Capitale-Nationale).

    These projects are selected and prioritized by a regional selection committee according to the development priorities of each region. Furthermore, the application submissions guidelines, the composition of the regional selection committees and the sums of available funding will also vary by region.
Funder: Ministère des Affaires municipales et Habitation
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 50-90%, up to $1 million per...
Deadline: Specific to each region
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies (except those in the financial sector), Not-for-profit organizations, Legal entities seeking to start a private company or a company in the social economy, Professional artists, Professional artist associations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Laval, Mauricie, Montérégie, Nord-du-Québec, Outaouais, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program supports the realization of mobilizing projects that will have an impact within the respective regions of the province (with the exception of Montreal and Capitale-Nationale).

These projects are selected and prioritized by a regional selection committee according to the development priorities of each region. Furthermore, the application submissions guidelines, the composition of the regional selection committees and the sums of available funding will also vary by region.

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
  • Funder: Ministère des Affaires municipales et Habitation
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: Specific to each region
  • Deadline: Specific to each region
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies (except those in the financial sector), Not-for-profit organizations, People who want to start a business, Professional artists, Professional artist associations, Municipal organizations (including regional county municipalities themselves), Indigenous band councils and communities, Cooperatives, Organizations from the education network
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Capitale-Nationale, Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Laval, Mauricie, Montérégie, Montréal, Nord-du-Québec, Outaouais, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: 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).
Funder: Ministère des Affaires municipales et Habitation
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: Specific to each region
Deadline: Specific to each region
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies (except those in the financial sector), Not-for-profit organizations, People who want to start a business, Professional artists, Professional artist associations, Municipal organizations (including regional county municipalities themselves), Indigenous band councils and communities, Cooperatives, Organizations from the education network
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Bas-Saint-Laurent, Capitale-Nationale, Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Laval, Mauricie, Montérégie, Montréal, Nord-du-Québec, Outaouais, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: 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).

Temporary Support for Venues

Aide temporaire aux lieux de diffusion
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: Up to $400,000 for organizat...
  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Field: Music, Variety
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program aims to support, under exceptional circumstances, the maintenance of an essential selection of venues for musical and variety shows in Quebec. It is being implemented as part of the stimulus measures and the resumption of activities encouraged by the Quebec government.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: Up to $400,000 for organizat...
Deadline: Rolling
Field: Music, Variety
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program aims to support, under exceptional circumstances, the maintenance of an essential selection of venues for musical and variety shows in Quebec. It is being implemented as part of the stimulus measures and the resumption of activities encouraged by the Quebec government.

Entrepreneurial Development Support – Section 1: Acquisition of Expertise

Aide au développement entrepreneurial – Volet 1 : Acquisition d'expertises
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $75,000
  • Deadline: 30-Apr-21; 30-Jul-21; 29-Oct-21; 28-Jan-22
  • Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This program supports the implementation of entrepreneurial support projects in order to stimulate the development and improve the performance of cultural enterprises, regardless of their stage of development: start-up, diversification, entrepreneurial succession, growth, technological turnaround, turnaround, transfer. Specifically, Section 1 of the program seeks to enable the acquisition of new expertise and know-how within companies and to accelerate the establishment of conditions favorable for change in the crucial stages of a company's development.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $75,000
Deadline: 30-Apr-21; 30-Jul-21; 29-Oct-21; 28-Jan-22
Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This program supports the implementation of entrepreneurial support projects in order to stimulate the development and improve the performance of cultural enterprises, regardless of their stage of development: start-up, diversification, entrepreneurial succession, growth, technological turnaround, turnaround, transfer. Specifically, Section 1 of the program seeks to enable the acquisition of new expertise and know-how within companies and to accelerate the establishment of conditions favorable for change in the crucial stages of a company's development.

Support for Innovative Initiatives – Section 1: Support for Innovative Initiatives

Aide aux initiatives innovantes – Volet 1 : Aide aux initiatives innovantes
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $150,000
  • Deadline: 30-Apr-21; 30-Jul-21; 29-Oct-21; 28-Jan-22
  • Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This section of the program seeks to foster the emergence of new business models including, but not limited to:,

    The development of Québec intellectual property

    ,

    The diversification of cultural content formats

    ,

    The production, exploitation or export of cultural content

    ,

    The discoverability of cultural contents

    ,

    Business intelligence of companies

    ,
    It also aims to increase the capacity of companies to implement innovative projects for products, processes or services, as well as to foster business partnerships, risk sharing and collaborative strategies.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $150,000
Deadline: 30-Apr-21; 30-Jul-21; 29-Oct-21; 28-Jan-22
Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This section of the program seeks to foster the emergence of new business models including, but not limited to:,

The development of Québec intellectual property

,

The diversification of cultural content formats

,

The production, exploitation or export of cultural content

,

The discoverability of cultural contents

,

Business intelligence of companies

,
It also aims to increase the capacity of companies to implement innovative projects for products, processes or services, as well as to foster business partnerships, risk sharing and collaborative strategies.

Support for Innovative Initiatives – Section 2: Support for Cultural Relaunch Projects

Aide aux initiatives innovantes – Volet 2 : Aide aux projects de relance culturelle
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Project
  • Financial Aid: 75%, up to $150,000
  • Deadline: December 31, 2021
  • Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This temporary section of the program aims to promote the relaunch of Quebec cultural enterprises by facilitating the production and dissemination of Quebec cultural content, as well as to allow the monetization of Quebec cultural content and the remuneration of Quebec artists, all in the context of social distancing.
Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Project
Financial Aid: 75%, up to $150,000
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Field: Books and publishing, Film and television production, Music, Variety, Arts and crafts, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This temporary section of the program aims to promote the relaunch of Quebec cultural enterprises by facilitating the production and dissemination of Quebec cultural content, as well as to allow the monetization of Quebec cultural content and the remuneration of Quebec artists, all in the context of social distancing.

Regional Emergency Fund for Organizations Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fonds régional d’urgence pour les organismes affectés par la pandémie de COVID-19
  • Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Operations
  • Financial Aid: Up to $50,000
  • Deadline: January 29, 2021
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: Not-for-profit organizations demonstrating financial difficulties due to COVID-19
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

    , The objective of this program is to provide rapid emergency assistance to organizations regardless of whether they receive operating funding from the Ministry. This emergency fund is also intended to prevent the permanent closure of cultural and communications organizations and thus keep Quebec culture alive.
Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Operations
Financial Aid: Up to $50,000
Deadline: January 29, 2021
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: Not-for-profit organizations demonstrating financial difficulties due to COVID-19
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

, The objective of this program is to provide rapid emergency assistance to organizations regardless of whether they receive operating funding from the Ministry. This emergency fund is also intended to prevent the permanent closure of cultural and communications organizations and thus keep Quebec culture alive.

Temporary Aid for Music and Variety Shows

Aide temporaire à la représentation de spectacles de musique et de variétés
  • Funder: SODEC
  • Type of Aid: Grant
  • Program Type: Production, Distribution
  • Financial Aid: Up to a maximum of $75,000 p...
  • Deadline: 31-Jan-22
  • Field: Music , Variety
  • Open To: Producers and producer-presenters eligible for SODEC's Support for Music and Variety Companies programs, Eligible companies and artists that have been pre-approved under the Awareness for French-Language Song and Dissemination for College Communities program, Self-produced artists who have been incorporated for at least three years and who act as producers or producer-presenters of music and variety shows, Private (incorporated) for-profit theater producers or producer-presenters, Festivals and major events eligible for the various programs of the SODEC in the field of music and variety shows
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: This temporary measure has the following objectives:,

    To compensate for lost revenues in the event of cancellation and postponement of Quebec shows caused by government public health directives for the period from October 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021

    ,

    To allow for greater predictability in a context of high uncertainty, by promoting the viability of performances of Quebec shows despite limited capacity for attendance

    ,

    To allow for the remuneration of artists and all parties in the performance chain

    ,

    To ensure diversity in the supply of music and variety shows and encourage the next generation of artists

Funder: SODEC
Type of Aid: Grant
Program Type: Production, Distribution
Financial Aid: Up to a maximum of $75,000 p...
Deadline: 31-Jan-22
Field: Music , Variety
Open To: Producers and producer-presenters eligible for SODEC's Support for Music and Variety Companies programs, Eligible companies and artists that have been pre-approved under the Awareness for French-Language Song and Dissemination for College Communities program, Self-produced artists who have been incorporated for at least three years and who act as producers or producer-presenters of music and variety shows, Private (incorporated) for-profit theater producers or producer-presenters, Festivals and major events eligible for the various programs of the SODEC in the field of music and variety shows
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: This temporary measure has the following objectives:,

To compensate for lost revenues in the event of cancellation and postponement of Quebec shows caused by government public health directives for the period from October 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021

,

To allow for greater predictability in a context of high uncertainty, by promoting the viability of performances of Quebec shows despite limited capacity for attendance

,

To allow for the remuneration of artists and all parties in the performance chain

,

To ensure diversity in the supply of music and variety shows and encourage the next generation of artists

Call for Projects: Digital Ambition

Appel de projets Ambition numérique
  • Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
  • Type of Aid: Grant, Debt Service Repayments
  • Program Type: Production, Distribution, Project
  • Financial Aid: Up to 80% for Not-For-Profit...
  • Deadline: 1-Dec-20
  • Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
  • Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives
  • Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

    , As part of the economic recovery plan for the cultural sector, the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications wishes to support the community through this new call for projects. It aims to carry out structuring, collaborative and sustainable initiatives that promote a profound and lasting transformation of business and economic models, as well as the dissemination of Quebec culture online, both here and abroad. The objectives of the call for projects are to increase the discoverability of Quebec cultural content and products as well as their online consumption, and to increase revenues related to the exploitation of online cultural content or products.
Funder: Ministère de la Culture et des Communications
Type of Aid: Grant, Debt Service Repayments
Program Type: Production, Distribution, Project
Financial Aid: Up to 80% for Not-For-Profit...
Deadline: 1-Dec-20
Field: Circus arts, Multidisciplinary arts, Digital arts, Visual arts, Popular song, Film and video, Dance, Literature, Storytelling, Arts and crafts, Music, Theatre, Architectural research, Books and publishing, Film and television production, Variety, Art market
Open To: For-profit companies, Not-for-profit organizations, Cooperatives
Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue , Bas-Saint-Laurent , Capitale-Nationale , Centre-du-Québec , Chaudière-Appalaches , Côte-Nord , Estrie , Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine , Lanaudière , Laurentides , Laval , Mauricie , Montérégie , Montréal , Nord-du-Québec , Outaouais , Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Description: PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. IT IS INCLUDED FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES.

, As part of the economic recovery plan for the cultural sector, the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications wishes to support the community through this new call for projects. It aims to carry out structuring, collaborative and sustainable initiatives that promote a profound and lasting transformation of business and economic models, as well as the dissemination of Quebec culture online, both here and abroad. The objectives of the call for projects are to increase the discoverability of Quebec cultural content and products as well as their online consumption, and to increase revenues related to the exploitation of online cultural content or products.