The Matanais Accelerator

Les bourses d'entrepreneuriat - FIDEL

Encouraging expansion projects

Register between September 21, 2017 and January 19, 2018

The FIDEL Accelerator grant aims to provide financial support to businesses with investment, development and expansion projects, which are planning on setting up shop in the RMC of La Matanie.

Following the selection process, two projects will be chosen and share a grant totalling:


1st: $50,000
2nd: $25,000


Submit your project and try to surprise us!

Your application must include: (print list)

Important :

The grant program aims to create jobs and wealth in the RMC of La Matanie. The number of jobs to be created will play a significant role in the selection process. Additionally, the project’s financial structure and financing package, relevance and feasibility will be taken into account.

Below are some pointers to help you write your application:

– The definition of your target market
– The coherence of your marketing strategy
– The quality of your implementation process
– The realism of your financial forecasts

Registration and information

To register, please send the documents listed above, printed or electronically, to the following address:

Mathieu Trépanier
157 rue Saint-Pierre
Matane, Quebec
G4W 2B7

Office: (418) 566-4222
Cell: (418) 556-9197

Rules and Eligibility

  • You must be aged 18 years or over and be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status;
  • The business or project must be able to demonstrate its ability, viability and profitability;
  • The project must be entirely implemented within the limits of the RMC of La Matanie;
  • The project submitted must allow for job creation in the RMC of La Matanie;
  • You must provide all of the above-mentioned documents;
  • All sectors of activities are eligible to apply, with the exclusion of residential real estate, bars and illegal businesses.