Through its Business service, Promotion Saguenay supports investors and entrepreneurs in their search for private or public financing and in the various government programs designed for them. Promotion Saguenay also offers financial support for convention and sporting event organizers. Moreover, it provides support to festival and event organizers in the MRC Fjord-du-Saguenay.
Financing available through Promotion Saguenay
Business support policy (TDF)
Major project support policy (TDF)
Structuring project suport policy (TDF)
Local Investment Fund (LIF)
→Support for businesses, including those in social economics, in addition to projects for start-up, expansion and succession.
Local Solidarity Fund (LSF)
→ Support for businesses, including those in social economics, in addition to projects for start-up, expansion and acquisition.
Entrepreneur funds from the Fondation Jean-François et Patricia
→ To support Cégep de Jonquière graduates (past and present), in the start-up, expansion or acquisition of a company in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region.
Self-Employment Support Measure (SESM)
→ Support the entrepreneur in technical and financial terms, in the start-up or acquisition of an existing business.
Fonds Régional de Transformation de l'Aluminium (FRTA-02)(regional funds for aluminum transformation)
→ To support the companies implicated in the field aluminum transformation, in the acquisition of equipment used for project completion in relation to aluminium transformation.
→ Support youth from ages 18 to 39 with the desire to become entrepreneurs.
Programme de développement technologique et dans le secteur de l'aluminium (PDT)
→ This program helps businesses to realise by granting a financial aid in order to hire a student or a newly graduate to help them fullfil their their technological project.
For information, call 418 698.3157 extension 6120 or at:
Available found to support congresses, sporting events and festivals.
Support policy for conferences and sporting events
Support policy for festivals and majos tourism events | MRC Territory or Fjord-du-Saguenay
Additional financing sources
Public and semi-public financing*
Venture capital funds*