Financing Organizations

Transfer COOP

Transfer COOP is an initiative of Réseau COOP, the federation of cooperatives led by Québec workers, with a mission to accompany these cooperatives through all the stages of their development.

Réseau d’informations scientifiques du Québec (RISQ)

Supporting the emergence, growth, and consolidation of social economy enterprises, RISQ is a proud partner in business successes reflecting the interests and values of Québec communities. It serves as an essential financial lever across Québec! Mission: To contribute, with our expertise, to the development of social economy enterprises in Québec by providing accessible financial tools


PME MTL, Ville de Montréal support network for businesses, offers coaching, training and financing for entrepreneurs, to support them in launching and growing their businesses. Our experts, in six service hubs and the École des entrepreneurs, support private-sector and social-economy entrepreneurs in all industries. PME MTL acts as a true catalyst in developing entrepreneurship, working

OSEntreprendre Challenge

The OSEntreprendre Challenge is a major Québec movement that acknowledges the entrepreneurial initiatives of thousands of participants each year, from young people from elementary school to university through its Scholastic section and new entrepreneurs through its Business Creation section. It also showcases inspiring routes to success through its Successful Business Inc. section and exemplary purchasing

McConnell Foundation Social Innovation Fund

Our Social Innovation Fund is now integrated into our focus areas. As of February 1, 2022, we accept social innovation applications that are consistent with our focus areas. Under the following circumstances we may provide funding up to $400K to an organization working in one of our focus areas and wishing to consolidate, expand or

Investment Readiness Program (IRP)

Funded by the Government of Canada, the Investment Readiness Program (IRP) is a $50 million grants and contributions program designed to support social purpose organizations (SPOs) as they contribute to solving pressing social, cultural, and environmental challenges across Canada. Through this program, we aim to help social purpose organizations across Canada build their capacity to

Investissement Québec

Investissement Québec, whose mission is to contribute to the economic development of Québec, is at the service of local businesses. Whether you want to expand, develop an R&D project, or obtain working capital, our team can offer you financial solutions to help you achieve your ambitions!

Futurpreneur Canada

Futurpreneur has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for two decades. We are the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Our internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,400 volunteer

Fonds de solidarité FTQ (Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec)

Created in 1983, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ is a development capital fund that calls upon the solidarity and savings of Québecers to help fulfill its mission to contribute to Québec’s economic growth by creating, maintain or protecting jobs through investments in small and medium-sized businesses in all spheres of activity. The Fonds also seeks


Since its creation in 1996, Fondaction has been based on the belief that it is not only possible to do things differently in the financial and business world, it is a necessity. Fondaction helps Québecers prepare for retirement by offering affordable retirement savings to everyone. The savings collected are invested in companies across Québec. This

Aboriginal Savings Corporation of Canada

ABSCAN’s principal objective is to offer saving products and financial support in the form of loans to First Nations members and institutions. ABSCAN is a non-profit, social benefit corporation. It is directed by First Nations members. The fruit of Quebec innovation, ABSCAN has the potential to be replicated.