The Immigrant Investor Program is a unique and advantageous formula. The interest on investments made by immigrant investors, managed by Investissement Québec, is distributed as a non-repayable contributions to Québec businesses.
To receive funding, you must have a recommendation from an accredited financial intermediary recognized by Investissement Québec. The intermediary will help you draw up a list of all the information you will need to submit.
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A unique product for a unique undertaking!
Whatever stage your company has reached in its development, most growth-related projects are eligible.
You could receive a grant of $40,000 to $250,000 and covering up to 10% of project costs.
When the time comes to make your project a reality, we know every dollar counts. That’s why this solution is so advantageous.
A non-repayable contribution
Additional liquidity with no repayment worries
A contribution of $40,000 to $250,000, depending on project costs*
Plenty of breathing space to grow your business
Financing covering up to 10% of total project costs (15% for business start-ups)
For projects costing between $300,000 and $400,000, the amount of the financial assistance is set at $40,000
Extra help in making your ambitions come true
* The contribution is paid out over four years. The maximum is $250,000 per company within a three-year period.
To be eligible, your company must operate in one of the following industries:
Cooperatives and non-profit organizations operating businesses in industries other than those listed above may also qualify, under certain conditions.
No fees will be charged by IQ Immigrants Investisseurs inc., the financial intermediary or financing consultants to process your file.
Contact a financial intermediary accredited with the program to submit your application, or contact an Investissement Québec advisor who will answer your questions.
The financial intermediary or advisor will help you draw up a list of the information required: business plan or application for a non-refundable financial contribution description du projet, financement recherché, dépenses projetées, plan marketing, etc.
The financial intermediary will submit your application to IQ Immigrants Investisseurs inc. We will review your file and then contact you.