Call for regional projects to fight food insecurity

Last updated December 22, 2020

Are you an organization, co-operative, or a not-for-profit social economy enterprise? Montréal and the Direction régionale de santé publique de Montréal offer financial support for projects that help vulnerable people facing food insecurity.



Financial support up to $125,000 annually, for a maximum of two consecutive years. Expenses directly connected to the project are admissible.

Eligible organizations

Not-for-profit organizations as well as co-operatives and social economy enterprises considered to be not-for-profit by Revenu Québec can propose a project. 

More specifically, organizations must:

  • Be established for not-for-profit purposes under a Québec law
  • Have been active for at least two years in the region
  • Be very familiar with food insecurity issues in Montréal
  • Serve residents of the island of Montréal
  • Have expertise that is relevant for the project submitted

Eligible projects

Projects must:

  • Target groups at risk of food security on the island of Montréal
  • Be part of a continuum of efforts against food insecurity

Projects can include two types of action:

  • Those that reduce the consequences of food insecurity 
  • Those that act on determinants, such as knowledge and skills, economic or physical access to food, a healthful and equitable food system, the cost of essential goods and services and socio-economic levels

Projects must also meet the following criteria: 

  • Act on a regional or supra-local scale (in at least two boroughs or demerged cities)
  • Be determinative and structured
  • Go beyond the organization’s basic activities and the services it usually offers
  • Receive the support of partners involved or affected

Submit an application

You can submit an application up till January 15, 2021.

For all details about the call for projects, please consult the frame of reference.

Help guides for a project subsidy application are available.

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