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Get access to other funding sources thanks to La Ruche’s partners!

According to the programs offered by our partners, a crowdfunding campaign on La Ruche can give you access to a grant or a loan allowing you to increase even more the global amount raised, thus allowing you to realize your project!

You already have a loan or a grant from one of our partners? We will highlight it on the front page of your campaign.

Funding programs that could enhance your campaign
BDC
Caisse d'économie solidaire
Centre local de développement de Rivière-du-Loup (RDL)
Commerce Sherbrooke
Conseil des arts de Montréal
Coopérative Coup de cœur
Creating for public space
Desjardins Business Québec-Capitale
Fond d'emprunt de Québec
Fonds ADM / 375 idées
Fonds d’innovation et de développement économique local de la Matanie (FIDEL)
Futurpreneur
Jeune chambre de commerce de Québec (JCCQ)
PME MTL
Société de promotion économique de Rimouski (SOPER)

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BDC

BDC

 

BDC is the only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. It promotes Canadian entrepreneurship with a focus on small and medium-sized businesses.  As part of our partnership with La Ruche, BDC, in collaboration with Futurpreneur, will evaluate and support project promotors eligible for unsecured loans (to a maximum of $45,000). As the first financial institution in Canada to receive B Corp certification, BDC is proud to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of social entrepreneurs. To find out more, visit bdc.ca.


Caisse d'économie solidaire

La ruche Montreal

 

The Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins is the primary financial institution devoted to the social economy sector and socially responsible investment in Quebec (SRI). Its clientele is comprised of 2 900 cooperatives, non-profits, unions and socially responsible private businesses. This is made possible by the savings of 12 100 citizens who have entrusted the institution with their savings and benefit from its counselling service in SRI. The Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins sporadically contributes to the success of financing campaigns on La Ruche.


Centre local de développement de Rivière-du-Loup (RDL)

Centre local de développement de Rivière-du-Loup (RDL)

La ruche Bas-Saint-Laurent

Commerce Sherbrooke

La ruche Estrie


Commerce Sherbrooke is a paramunicipal organism. Its mission statement is to analyse, plan and develop commercial activity in the Shebrooke City area.

In order to support commercial developement in the commercial initiative sectors of Sherbrooke (Downtown, King East st., St-Élie rd, Brompton area and Lennoxville), Commerce Sherbrooke has has made available 10,000 $ in 2019 in order to support crowdfunding campaigns. Projects supported by Commerce Sherbrooke can benefit financially from 1,250 $ to 3,250 $.

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Conseil des arts de Montréal

La ruche Montreal

 

A dynamic actor of Montreal's artistic scene, the Conseil des arts de Montréal recruits, advises and supports inovation of professional artists and creators. Le Conseil des arts de Montréal encourages cultural organizations to cultivate partnerships with creative circles as well as the business sector by networking programs, governance workshops and cultivating philanthropic culture.

The Conseil des arts de Montréal collaborates with Tangente Danse, the Centre du Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui, ZH Festival and Diversité artistique Montréal in order to support cultural and artistic organizations in Montreal by the way of crowdfunding campaigns. The Conseil des arts de Montréal has committed itself to supporting projects financially that are sponsored by the aformentionned organizations.

 

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Coopérative Coup de cœur


The Coopérative Coup de cœur program is a joint initiative between the Coopérative de développement régional du Québec (CDRQ) and the Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité (CQCM) who's objective is to support cooperative societies. The program aims at supporting cooperative start-ups and existing ones by the way of professionnal consulting services and grants.

The CDRQ's mission statement si to support and promote the creation and development of cooperative societies  all over Quebec.

The CQCM represents a cooperative organizations of over 40 sectors of the economy, such as forestry, home health services, lodging, food, agriculture, finance, etc. 3,000 cooperative societies, comprising 8 million members, generates 116,000 jobs and contributes 42 billion dollars to the economy. 

These organizations are essential pillars of economic and social developpement of Quebec. Most notable are the longevity of these member organizations almost twice as high as classic businesses.

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Creating for public space

La ruche Montreal

 


The Quartier des Spectacles Partnership is a non-profit organization responsible for operating and programming the Quartier’s lively public spaces, for illuminating the area through distinctive lighting design as well as for promoting this must-visit cultural destination.The Partnership is supported by the Ville de Montréal.

This program is to support cultural creators who choose crowdfunding for their projects. Eight projects in culture, art or design will have the opportunity to be awarded supplementary. 

Projects (architectural video projections, installations for public spaces, shows and activities in Les Jardins Gamelin, etc.) will have the opportunity to access a showcase for experimental work in one of the outdoor spaces in the Quartier des Spectacles in the fall of 2019 (or at another time, depending on availability of space and the nature of the project).

 

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Desjardins Business Québec-Capitale

La ruche Quebec

 

Desjardins Business Québec-Capitale is renowned for its pioneering and creative support and corporate financing over the last 20 years. His obvious concern for entrepreneurial succession is beyond repair. This is why the latter has created an innovative partnership with La Ruche which makes it possible to improve the small businesses offer by creating bridges with its crowdfunding platform. Following a successful campaign, the DBC can act in projects that require additional follow-up, including: a contribution to the down payment, a reimbursement to the cost of setting up the campaign, the offer of the welcome kit and much more, with the accompaniment of our appointed experts. For more details visit Desjardins Business Québec-Capitale’s website.


Fond d'emprunt de Québec

Fond d'emprunt de Québec

La ruche Quebec

 

The Fonds d’emprunt Québec has been training, accompanying and financing entrepreneurs who want to start a business or grow their small businesses in the Capitale-Nationale region for more than 20 years. The partnership between La Ruche and the Fonds d’emprunt Québec allows self-employed individuals and very small businesses to multiply their chances of succeeding by accessing microcredit financing of up to $20 000. For more information: Fonds emprunt.

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Fonds ADM / 375 idées

La ruche Montreal


Receive a $7,500 loan from the Fonds ADM / 375 idées by filling the form below. The Fonds ADM / 375 idées is an initiative of the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal (JCCM), in partnership with Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) and the Board of Governors of Montreal’s 375th anniversary. The purpose of this initiative is to promote Montreal’s young entrepreneurs and to financially encourage their projects, with the ultimate goal of increasing the city’s entrepreneurial activity. 

Selected projects that meet the eligibility requirements will receive a loan of $ 7,500 at a favorable rate of 2% and will be promoted throughout the JCCM network and by other founding partners.

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Fonds d’innovation et de développement économique local de la Matanie (FIDEL)

La ruche Bas-Saint-Laurent
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Futurpreneur

 

Futurpreneur is the only national non-profit organization offering financing, mentoring, and support tools to young, new business owners aged 18 to 39. Partnering with La Ruche also puts promoters in contact with the Futurpreneur team, which will evaluate projects for eligibility for an unguaranteed loan up to $45,000 (in collaboration with BDC), and up to 2 years of mentoring. In certain cases, a successful crowdfunding campaign with La Ruche can lead to a loan which is granted or funded by Futurpreneur.  It's a concrete way that Futurpreneur nurtures entrepreneurial passion in our young enterprises right here. To find out more, visit futurpreneur.ca.

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Jeune chambre de commerce de Québec (JCCQ)

Jeune chambre de commerce de Québec (JCCQ)

La ruche Quebec


The Junior Chamber of Commerce of Québec (JCCQ) is a vast network of more than 600 members aged between 18 and 40. Founded in 1987, the organization creates business opportunities for young entrepreneurs, professionals and self-employed workers through several events each year.


PME MTL

La ruche Montreal

 

PME MTL assists and funds local companies, whether they are for-profit or social economy businesses, at every stage in their development. Entrepreneurs who use La Ruche Montréal for their crowdfunding campaigns will be connected with experts in the PME MTL network to evaluate their eligibility for additional funding in the form of grants or loans. For more information visit : pmemtl.com

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Société de promotion économique de Rimouski (SOPER)

Société de promotion économique de Rimouski (SOPER)

La ruche Bas-Saint-Laurent