Local Investment Fund

The Local Investment Fund (FLI) is intended to stimulate local entrepreneurship by promoting access to start-up and expansion capital for traditional or social business.

Eligibility criteria
To be eligible you must fulfill the following conditions :

  • You must be a Quebec-based business whose primary FLI-funded activity is located on the territory of the MRC de Pierre-De Saurel
  • You must make an investment

Investment criteria

  • A viable and profitable business
  • Promoters to have know-how and skills connected with the project submitted
  • Jobs created on the territory of the MRC de Pierre-De Saurel
  • A capital contribution in addition to the entrepreneur's own initial investment and the FLI financing is desirable
  • The business plan should demonstrate that the enterprise is consistent and profitable, and has good prospects and a significant economic impact

Information about the latest dates for submitting applications can be obtained from a business advisor at 450 742-5933.

Financial assistance
Financial assistance takes the form of a loan with or without guarantee, of surety, or of bonds to a maximum amount of $50,000  per venture.


FLI Innovation

In order to meet market requirements, the establishment of a fund allowing companies to invest in innovation is available under the name FLI Innovation.
If your project meets the criteria of FLI Innovation, funding could be enhanced and reach a maximum of 100 000 $.
Note : To be eligible to FLI Innovation the project must be submitted to an evaluation grid.