Business Start-Up Loan

Administrator: EVOL
Source of Funds: Provincial Government, Canada
No Deadline


EVOL (formerly known as Femmessor) offers a start-up loan for diversified and inclusive businesses that generate positive impacts in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Entrepreneurs applying for funding must be from a community that is under-represented in entrepreneurship (women, racialized people, immigrants, First Nations, Inuit, LGBTQ2+ community and people with disabilities), own at least 25% of the shares and votes and hold a strategic position in the business.

Quebec | Loans and Repayable Contributions | Government Loan with Interest (Government loan)

Funding Limits

Eligible Expenditures

  • Min $20,000
  • Max $75,000
  • Min 2 Years of Financial Assistance
  • Max 8 Years of Financial Assistance
  • Government Loan
  • Any
  • Application Fee: 350 CAD One-Time Fee

Contact Information

Guidelines and Forms

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