To complement traditional financing sources and stimulate entrepreneurship in Québec, the Ministère de l’Économie, et de l’Innovation is collaborating with Entreprendre ici to offer this year 24 grants, with a maximum value of $25,000 each.
These grants are intended for ethnocultural diversity entrepreneurs who are planning to create or develop a business, anywhere in Québec province.
Recipients will engage in a one-year mentorship program with Entreprendre ici.
The nomination period was from August 1st to 26th, 2022, at 3 p.m. (noon).
The submission of applications is from August 1st, 9 a.m. to August 22nd, 2022 at 12 p.m. (noon).
Screening from August 22nd to September 2nd, 2022
The 50 finalists for the Honorific grants will be announced on October 25th, 2022.
On November 1st and 3rd, 2022, the finalists will present their projects..
The ceremony will take place, November 18th, 2022. The presence of finalists is mandatory.
Applications written in French only are submitted online by completing the application form available online on Entreprendre ici's website from August 1st, 2022, 9 a.m. This form must be accompanied by the following elements:
N.B: All sections of the form must be completed.
It is important to note that the executive summary, financial statements and financial projections will only be available to jury members during the 50 finalists pitch process. Therefore, it is imperative that all sections of the form contain complete and precise information without any reference to the above mentioned documents which will not be examined by the evaluators during the first phase of evaluation.
A detailed guide to the nomination process and the required criteria is available. We invite you to read it carefully and to refer to it when preparing your application.
*Note that the guide is available exclusively in French.
To guide you in preparing your application, you may register for one of the two information sessions offered online, on Zoom :
Register for one of two online workshops offered on Zoom to guide you through the preparation of your application:
In order to facilitate the process of submitting applications for Entreprendre ici's honorific grants, we have put together the questions that we are most often asked.
Do not hesitate to consult them for clear answers.
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