Funded projects

List of funded projects (Last update: September 2020)

 

Loisirs Montcalm
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 10 000,00$
Project : Pre-feasibility study of a major fundraising campaign and its potential for success.

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Maison de l’autisme
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 20 000,00$
Project : Feasibility study for the building of a residence dedicated to autistic adults aged 20 and over (who can live independently), looking for accommodation that meets their specific needs.

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Voyages COSTE
(Côte-Nord)
Amount funded : 80 000,00$
Project : Establishment of a strategic plan aimed at maximizing their growth potential and opening up to international markets.

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MR-63
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 100 000,00$
Project : Studies necessary for the PPCMOI in the borough of Griffintown to ultimately create a building with artistic, cultural and gastronomic vocations, designed from and highlighting the MR-63 heritage metro cars from 1966.

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Coopérative de solidarité de Mont Saint-Pierre
(Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine)
Amount funded : 80 000,00$
Project : Studies and professional services for the relaunch of the Mont-Saint-Pierre cooperative dedicated to the establishment of a unifying destination strategy for the population, attractive for a young generation and generating economic, social and demographic benefits.

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Société de développement du Témiscamingue
(Abitibi-Témiscamingue)
Amount funded : 31 728,00$
Project : Pre-start of an outdoor / adventure solidarity cooperative to structure the existing supply of tourist services in Témiscamingue.

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Relais Plein-air Gatineau
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 80 400,00$
Project : Preparation for access to the procurement opportunities (invitations to tender) for the management of outdoor sites.

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Villa James Shaw
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 100 000,00$
Project : Design and finalization of plans and specifications for the construction of residences, specifically for autonomous and semi-autonomous seniors in the Pontiac region.

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Centre des arts contemporains du Québec à Sorel-Tracy
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 79 600,00$
Project : Implementation of an interactive platform serving to better understand their clienteles, provide them with appropriate technological tools to reach them, to ultimately implement more effective marketing strategies and reach new clienteles and investment opportunities.

The Center des Arts Contemporains du Québec in Sorel-Tracy is the project leader, but partners are the Maison de la musique de Sorel-Tracy, the Abenaki Museum of Odanak and the Quebec Archaeological Museum of Pointe-du-Buisson.

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Fédération québécoise des coopératives forestières
Amount funded : 95 740,00$
Project : Funding of a strategic planning process which will serve to provide the network with a clear and collective vision, then to identify a set of actions aimed at its overall development.

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Groupe ETNA
(Côte-Nord)
Amount funded : 78 100,00$
Project : Preparatory process for the start of the cooperative’s activities dedicated to setting up adapted educational services, organizing internships and offering referral and placement services to tourist businesses in the region.

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Aux sources du bassin de Chambly
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 6 920,00$
Project : Social impact study that will guide the organization in its reflection on growth (improvement of services, new intervention streams, measures to increase the impact on families supported, etc.)

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Les Serres urbaines Notre-Dame
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 100 000,00$
Project : Finalization of development plans for aquaponic equipment and a food processing room (technical plans and precise cost analysis) for the ultimate establishment of an aquaponic complex.

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Resto-Plateau
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 19 000,00 $
Project : Inventory and expert ssrvices regarding infrastructure, equipment and renovation needs.

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ÉcoMaris
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Preparatory phase leading to the erection of a new maritime complex which includes the construction of a permanent learning facility and the acquisition of a second sailboat school.

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Fondation Forêt Boucher
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 15 000,00 $
Project : Realization of a business plan and a market study on the income generation potential of the educational component of the park.

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Comité de patrimoine de Bromptonville
(Estrie)
Amount funded : 20 000,00 $
Project : The start-up of the organization “La Forge”, a nanobrewery which will have a storefront at the old Brompton forge, a heritage building.

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École de musique l’Arquemuse
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 16 000 $
Project : Implementation of best business practices to prepare the organization for its next phase of expansion, including the assessment of needs and implementation of technological tools adapted to the organization.

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Maison de la Famille de la MRC de Coaticook
(Estrie)
Amount funded : 76 426,00 $
Project : Preliminary steps (pre-start-up) for the establishment of a centralized center, in the same building, where families would find all the resources and local services necessary for them.

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L’ILOT
(Laurentides)
Amount funded : 20 000,00 $
Project : Funding of the preparatory phase of the expansion (market study) of «ACTE | Académie d’innovation territoriale» with a view to rolling it out on a larger scale next year.

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Centre CASA
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 93 200,00 $
Project : Funding of architectural plans for major renovation and expansion work.

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La Factrie
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 55 680,00 $
Project : Consolidate all of the organization’s services inside its current location and adding an escape game, then take the opportunity to improve this service.

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Marché mobile de Gatineau
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 19 500,00 $
Project : Carry out market research with the clienteles served in Gatineau; Realization of a compilation and a feasibility study of different operational solutions that would overcome the current constraints of the MMG business model.

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Capital Nature
(Capitale-Natonale)
Amount funded : 67 169,00 $
Project : Start-up of Capitale Nature through the mobilization of actors in the field of ecological conservation in the Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches regions.

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Destination Saint-Camille
(Estrie)
Amount funded : 67 000,00 $
Project : Validate the feasibility of the project to install an urban farming tower in one of the two buildings managed by DSC.

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Société d’histoire de Sherbrooke
(Estrie)
Amount funded : 28 000,00 $
Project : Develop a service offer and different options for developing the infrastructure of the Sherbrooke prison (Winter Prison).

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Mobili-T
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 29 600,00 $
Project : Launch Mobili-T activities in the BSL region through the Employers in motion project.

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Association La Croisée
(Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine)
Amount funded : 25 000,00 $
Project : Diagnosis of needs of the target population in the region in order to guide strategic thinking for the expansion of the ALC day center.

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Journal de rue de l’Estrie
(Estrie)
Amount funded : 19 324 $
Project : Assess the potential for the newspaper’s implementation in several cities in the Eastern Townships.

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BIZZ, coopérative de solidarité en alimentation locale
(Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean)
Amount funded : 67 600,00 $
Project : Prepare the collective takeover of BIZZ coop for an opening around November 2020.

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Association côtière de la Basse-Côte-Nord
(Côte-Nord)
Amount funded : 80 000,00 $
Project : Structuring an economically viable model for a research center in the Côte-Nord region.

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Imprimons notre maison inc.
(Laurentides)
Amount funded : 74 000,00 $
Project : Prototype a 3D printer model for ecological residential construction in Quebec and work on the marketing plan.

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Bonjour Nature
(Lanaudière)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Increase the volume of Bonjour Nature activities by diversifying the service offer.

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Vivre Saint-Michel en santé
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 20 000,00 $
Project : Preliminary studies and specialized services for the construction of a community house in George-Vernot Park.

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Axia services
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 97 000,00 $
Project : Understand the needs of the organization in terms of relocation of activities and specify the costs of said relocation project.

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Le Petit abattoir
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 98 000,00 $
Project : Carry out the preliminary pre-startup stages for the opening of the Petit Abattoir planned towards the end of 2020.

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Coopérative Grand bleu
(Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Confirm project costs and complete the required pre-startup steps.

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Coop Poisson entêté
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Structure the needs in terms of aquaponic equipment, develop a prototype system and perform the first market tests.

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Les Ateliers du ruisseau
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 79 950,00 $
Project : Structuring an economically viable model of for a multidisciplinary art center.

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Lixi logiciels
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 96 000,00$
Project : Finalize the development of the Lixi Logiciel suite according to the needs expressed by potential users (NPOs).

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WebTV.coop
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 71 600,00$
Project : Upgrade the existing WebTV services and add the IT support, cloud services and integrated management software components.

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Bibli’Outils
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 20 000,00 $
Project : Preliminary steps needed to access funding for the start-up of Bibli’Outils.

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Vivacité
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 95 000,00 $
Project : Perfect the financial model to allow the financial autonomy of the organization and the long-term property portfolio.

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Services UTILE
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 200 000,00 $
Project : Implementation of the PLEIN project, the development of student housing at the provincial level, starting with the start of six projects, including 5 outside Montreal, according to the model developed by the community student housing organization UTILE.

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Réno-Jouets
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 144 000,00 $
Project : Develop a strategic plan to implement the company’s growth strategies (expansion plan for Montreal, development of new partnerships with First Nations and Inuit and local growth of the organization).

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Conseil québécois du loisir
(Montréal/National)
Amount funded : 176 000,00 $
Project : Develop and propose a service offering ofeducational leisure activities, following the announcement of measure 15028.

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Fédération des coopératives d’alimentation du Québec
(Capitale-Nationale/National)
Amount funded : 184 000,00 $
Project : Undertake and finalize phase III of the project, that is, carry out all the preliminary steps required to start the pilot project for an ICI Coop banner store.

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Groupe Coderr, with Défi Polyteck and Groupe Aptas
(Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean/Estrie/Chaudière-Appalaches)
Amount funded : 506 485,00 $
Project : Develop a regionalized operating model for the implementation of EPR (extended producer responsibility), which is based on recovery activities through the reuse, degassing and dismantling of refrigerated devices.

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Agrobio
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 16 800,00 $
Project : Maintain the quality of the coop’s services during its growth phase.

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La Chope Angus
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 21 020,00 $
Project : Obtain architectural plans and specifications in order to specify the costs of outfitting the premises, which will be used to negotiate the funding.

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De cause à effets
(Estrie)
Amount funded : 18 766,00 $
Project : Validate the needs and motivations of SMEs in the Eastearn Townships regarding philanthropy towards the art community to define the service offer and the pricing strategy.

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La Buisionnière
(Estrie)
Amount funded : 13 328,00 $
Project : Develop the required skills within the team and take ownership of the organization’s new service offering in view of its launch.

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Fédération des coopératives funéraires du Québec
(Estrie / National)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Creation of a new cooperative development model focused on business succession and the use of Quebec funds on a national scale.

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Association Granby pour la déficience intellectuelle et l’autisme
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 72 000,00 $
Project : Improve the professional image of the organization so that it is strategically positioned in the Granby business community and carry out a feasibility study.  

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Conseil régional de l’environnement de la Côte-Nord
(Côte-Nord)
Amount funded : 87 120,00 $
Project : Create a local loop for recovering wood residues in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions caused by their disposal in landfills, in addition to encouraging the economic vitality of the region.

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Centre d’orientation et de formation pour femmes en recherche d’emploi (COFFRE inc.)
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 40 000,00 $
Project : Determine the eligibility of the construction project (residential portion) under the AccèsLogis Québec program.

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Horti-Cité
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 57 280,00 $
Project : Identify the production sites and negotiate their location, develop project support, produce a market analysis, a communication plan, a business plan and forecasts, optimize the project logistics, establish the vegetables that will be produced, plan the future sale of the production and develop the membership.  

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Afrique au féminin
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 19 000,00 $
Project : Carry out a feasibility study on the purchase of a building at Parc Extension.

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Induktion Géothermie
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Prepare the organization for a shift in its business model to be able to set up a leasing-acquisition component of their geothermal systems.

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CDEC Montréal-Nord
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Test the hypotheses concerning the offer of activities and the price list, build credibility and validate the relevance of the response to the needs of the populations with regard to entrepreneurship and business creation in the North East of Montreal.

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Kina8at
(Laurentides)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Have the required documents (plans and specifications, long-term lease, etc.) to approach potential donors and begin construction of the center in May 2021.  

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Centre à nous
(Laurentides)
Amount funded : 92 000,00 $
Project : Better meet the needs of community organizations and the population of the region by expanding the building and increasing their service offer.  

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Centre d’initiation à la recherche et d’aide au développement durable (CIRADD)
(Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine)
Amount funded : 50 000,00 $
Project : Create a flagship, ecological and innovative building, offering a place of creation and interaction for businesses, organizations and the community.

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Association québécoise des parents et amis de la personne atteinte de maladie mentale (AQPAMM)
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Structure a sufficiently solid and documented financial component, with products tested and validated with customers.

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Conseil régional de l’environnement – Région de la Capitale-Nationale
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 18 455,00 $
Project : Deploy a new range of services related to the management of runoff in built environments and the development of green infrastructure.   

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Miel Montréal
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 84 808,00 $
Project : Market the new horticultural component and have a sufficiently strong value proposition to approach new supply markets and ultimately have the ability to respond to public tenders.

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Corporation de développemen de Saint-Magloire
(Chaudière-Appalaches)
Amount funded : 80 000,00 $
Project : Consolidate and develop local services in connection with recreational tourism services in the area surrounding the Massif du Sud Regional Park, in order to revitalize the regions and contribute to the retention and attraction of populations.

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L’Arche Le Printemps
(Chaudière-Appalaches)
Amount funded : 99 980,00 $
Project : Build a multifunctional center bringing together: workshop, day center, administrative offices and community hall, in order to better meet the needs of members and ensure them access to safe facilities.  

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Cultur’Innov
(Estrie)
Amount funded : 74 000,00 $
Project : Specify the parameters (products, equipment, development plans, investments, expected revenues and costs) of the Centre de conditionnement de cultures émergentes.    

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Celcius
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 95 000,00 $
Project : Develop a pilot project that consists of installing renewable and collective energy infrastructures in the streets of Montreal with the aim of reducing GHG emissions caused by heating buildings.    

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ÉAU
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 78 014,00 $
Project : Evaluate their social impact and their environmental footprint in order to access specific funding opportunities.

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Les Valoristes
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 96 000,00 $
Project : Opening and operation of a second depot (pilot project) and carrying out of various studies.    

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Maison Kangourou
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 82 960,00 $
Project : Rebuild the Maison Kangourou 2.0 to re-establish the emergency accommodation component for children aged 0 to 12.

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Maison L’Ancrage
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 83 508,00 $
Project : Establish a community accommodation resource for 16 to 23 year olds in Sorel-Tracy.

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Terravie
(Laurentides)
Amount funded : 99 000,00 $
Project : Prepare the documents necessary for canvassing funders for the Terravie ecotourism accommodation project.

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Ferme Agricola
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 28 885,00 $
Project : Validate the needs of the potential market for the agri-tourism component (events, workshops and guided tours) in order to design and set up the relevant infrastructures.

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Centre national de cyclisme de Bromont
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 61 415,00 $
Project : Acquire the human resources and specialized support necessary to carry out the construction and implementation project of the new CNCB.

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Résidence Le Monarque
(Outaouais)
Amount funded : 35 154,00 $
Project : Coordinate and supervise the construction work of the new day center.

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Terra-Bois
(Laurentides)
Amount funded : 105 322,00 $
Project : Obtain evidence on the planning and organization processes of forestry activities from eight cooperatives in the sector, in order to target optimal configurations of forestry operations and better understand effective strategies for mobilizing members.

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Réserve mondiale de la Biosphère Manicouagan-Uapishka
(Côte-Nord)
Amount funded : 239 028,00 $
Project : Obtain the information to plan the financial resources required, as well as mobilize partnerships in order to structure tourism activities, scientific research and contemporary occupation of traditional Innu territory.
Convince donors to participate in the financing of this large-scale project.

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Écohabitation
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 246 500,00 $
Project : Finalize the complete design of the FIME program (business model, governance structure, financial forecasts, etc.) in order to be able to offer a new source of funding for the conversion of oil heating systems to an energy efficient solution .

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Association québécoise des centres de la petite enfance (AQCPE)
(Montréal / National)
Amount funded : 170 280,00 $
Project : Carry out a feasibility study (technical and financial) and hire the experts to support the organization in defining what is the optimal structure to put in place (mutual property management model) for the sustainability of the property holdings of Quebec parent-run childcare centers.  

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Coopérative pour une agriculture de proximité écologique (CAPÉ)
(Montréal / National)
Amount funded : 122 756,00 $
Project : Determine the potential of the two new business development projects (regional units and citizen participation), as well as CAPÉ’s orientations and L’Empreinte de la CAPÉ’s (mission, objectives, action plan, etc.).
Have a better understanding of the above elements to more broadly meet the needs of current and future members of the organization.  

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Coalition montréalaise des tables de quartiers (CMTQ)
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 230 040,00 $
Project : Set up a concerted strategy to meet the real estate needs of community organizations in the greater Montreal area, through the implementation of a  loan program for support services.
In the long term, the objective would be to mobilize financial partners for a second wave of capitalization of the Initiative and to set up a program acting across Quebec, which would make it possible to meet the real estate needs of the regions.

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Maison de la famille Notre-Dame-du-Laus
(Capitale-Nationale)
Amount funded : 61 736,00 $
Project : Develop a real estate project for the establishment of a subsidized daycare in Notre-Dame-du-Laus.

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Bâtiment 7   
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Prepare the new phase of development of Bâtiment 7: the health, family and food division.

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Les Éditions du Quartz
(Abitibi-Témiscamingue)
Amount funded : 17 640,00 $
Project : Stabilize the organizational structure to prepare for the expansion into new markets and the digitization of publications.

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L’Apathie, c’est plate
(Montréal)
Amount funded : 58 629,00 $
Project : Prepare for the launch of the new GENERACTION program.

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Coop Aubergiste!
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Create a network of innkeepers in Quebec, structured under a distinctive name.
Promote the work of innkeepers through a promotional web series.
Develop an Innkeeper Academy, which will provide operational support and access to a skilled workforce for this network.

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Habitations communautaires pour aînés du Québec
(Montérégie)
Amount funded : 100 000,00 $
Project : Prepare the Bon Voisinâge network for its start-up and undertake a first pilot project in the Haute-Yamaska region.

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