Besides providing you with technical support to develop and prepare your business project, we offer a financial aid program. The program provides guaranteed business loans up to$150,000 and more per company. This aid is to be used in conjunction with prior financing from financial institutions and must be used to acquire fixed assets and/or equipment needed to start up, acquire or expand a business. Investment fund loans are for a maximum ten-year (10) term and under certain conditions principle payments may be deferred for the first year.
The company’s primary business activities are carried out within the area served by the SADC de Gaspé ;
Most of the jobs created and/or maintained are located in the area served by the SADC de Gaspé;
The company is a for-profit business;
The project complies with conflictof-interest rules;
The project involves a priority sector designated by the SADC de Gaspé;
The project includes sufficient capital outlay
Terms and conditions
The maximum term is 10 years, including the possibility of a 12 month moratorium on capital.
Fisheries and aquaculture ; forestry and agriculture ; manufacturing and processing ; tourism ; new economy (information technology, high tech sectors*). The trace and service sector is included, with exception.
* telecommunications, robotics, pharmacology, biotechnology, computer science, automation, recycling, wind energy, etc.