Non-repayable contribution | Technical assistance component

28 September 2020

The Baie-des-Chaleurs SADC is pleased to offer businesses in its territory a non-refundable contribution for technical assistance.

OBJECTIVES

  • Support businesses affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19;
  • Provide businesses in the territory with access to technical assistance and specialized expertise in order to reduce the impact of COVID-19 and ensure their sustainability.

TARGETED ORGANIZATIONS

– Any business, cooperative or NPO with an economic vocation

ELIGIBLE COSTS

Professional fees for the following components:

  • ADAPTATION OF WEB TOOLS
  • TECHNOLOGICAL ADAPTATION
  • ADAPTATION TO TELEWORKING
  • ADAPTATION OF MANAGEMENT TOOLS
  • ADAPTATION OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES

Maximum $5,000 per business and different components can be combined. Note that the maximum amount allocated varies depending on the project’s components.

MAIN CRITERIA OF ANALYSIS

  • The business must have a prospect of viability;
  • The need for assistance must be demonstrated;
  • Our advisors will work with businesses to assess the nature of the technical assistance and financial needs.

TERMS                                                           

  • Applications will be received continuously until the funds are exhausted;
  • This is a targeted initiative with a limited duration (until December 31, 2020);
  • The sums for professional fees for the project must not have been committed before the project has been accepted by the SADC;
  • You must be or become a member of SADC (for the year 2020, membership is free).

TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE

*** Carefully read the instructions below to complete your request for technical assistance

  • Complete the technical assistance request form;
  • Send the completed and signed financial request form, the offer of services with the professional’s timeline (submission) and the actual financial statements by email to Julie Bourdages at [email protected];
  • The analysis will begin upon receipt of all the documents.