Support for businesses
To support its economy, the city has launched, with its partners, programs and measures for businesspeople, private and collective companies and support organizations.
Programs and measures
Companies in all sectors of activity can count on the support of the city and its economic development partners.
- Open Innovation Subsidy Program for Startups
- Free support to help 450 small Montréal businesses recover
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.
Non-profit organizations (NPO)
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.