Am I eligible?

Our target populations

  • Low income persons (women, men, visible minorities, single parent families, recent immigrants, etc.), employed or otherwise, who are not able to access traditional sources of credit such as banks
  • Community organizations or social economy enterprises


Conditions of eligibility for a business project

  1. The entrepreneur must be a low-income person.*
  2. The business must be registered on Montreal Island.
  3. The entrepreneur must have permanent status in Canada (Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or accepted refugee).
  4. The business or organization must not, in any way, promote violence or degrading sexuality.
  5. The business must not be a franchise (ex. Tim Hortons, Sushi Shop, etc.).

If you think you are eligible, or want to learn more, visit the “Loans conditions” section for more details.

Please note: Income eligibility will be assessed based on family revenue. Other conditions apply for non-profit organizations (NPO).