Support for businesses
To support its economy, in collaboration with its partners, the city is launching measures for private and collective companies, merchants and support organizations.
Programs and measures
Funding for sustainable development
In a context of ecological transition, Montréal is offering support to companies that would like to implement sustainable renovation and rehabilitation of contaminated soil.
Sustainable industrial buildings subsidy
Contaminated land rehabilitation subsidy
Financial support for owners of industrial lots in eastern Montréal
Sustainable development and mobility projects: Subsidies for companies
Subsidy for business linking
To support innovation marketing, Montréal is offering up and coming businesses up to $500,000 to develop a linking project with a big company.
Support for circular economy
Synergie Montréal offers support to companies that would like to adopt principles of circular economy to be part of a more sustainable economy.
Québec businesses have obligations regarding the use of French as the usual language of work. The Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF), in collaboration with the city, offers free support to Montréal businesses with fewer than 50 employees. You can request support (form available in French only) to discuss your company’s language situation, your needs and possible solutions.
Montréal merchants are eligible for measures that have been implemented for businesses. The city and its partners also have specific support and funding measures to offer.
Social economy businesses
Social economy businesses, cooperatives and non-profits are eligible for measures created for businesses and companies. They can also get financial support that is customized to their needs, free advisory services and training.
Montréal supports NPOs in its economic ecosystem. Through calls for projects, non-profit organizations can get funding to carry out innovative projects for businesses in various sectors.
Economic stimulus plans and measures
2021 plan: Acting now to prepare recovery
This plan provides for a $60 million investment and includes 10 support measures that are a continuation of the first recovery plan. It aims to support sectors that have been made more fragile by the crisis; to set the stage for a green, resilient and inclusive recovery; and to mobilize all partners around the city’s recovery.
Specific support measures for the downtown area
Montréal is partnering with the Québec government to invest $25 million in a series of tangible measures to revitalize this area, which has been hit hard by the crisis.