324 businesses and rural organizations supported
and $ 1 million in economic benefits for the region
Gatineau, July 2nd 2020 – The Société d’aide au développement de la collectivité (SADC) de Papineau-Collines has published today its 2019-2020 Annual Report highlighting the economic benefits generated by its interventions on the territory. It also showcases examples of organizations that have benefited from SADC technical support to grow, innovate, and create wealth in the region. Among these, Les Brasseurs de Montebello, Internet Papineau as well as the municipalities of Papineauville and Mulgrave-and-Derry.
- $ 1 010 519: in economic benefits in the region
- 324 : businesses supported
- $ 735 194: invested by the SADC in rural businesses
- 19 : funded businesses
- 76 : jobs created or maintained
- $ 35.6 M : invested in businesses since 1985
A Customized Service
This past year marks a year of personalized support and accompaniment for our SADC, focusing on a critical need; business transfers and successions. Through a partnership with the Fédération des caisse Desjardins du Québec and its “$100 M Fund”, our team supported more than 35 businesses with their business transfers, purchases and sales projects. This support represents an investment of more than 525 hours in businesses to ensure their sustainability. We have also invested more than $25,000 to provide them with external expertise to bring their project to fruition. Sustainable interventions such as these ensure the economic vitality of our territory and generate employment and value here at home.
“Adapting our offer to our entrepreneurs changing needs was already a priority before the pandemic. The context of the past few months has made it possible to confirm how proactive and flexible our SADC can be. From the earliest days of the crisis, our team deployed emergency measures to help our local small businesses get through the uncertainty. Before government support programs were put in place, we were one of the first organizations on the region to adjust. More than ever, we continue to provide the resources necessary to allow businesses in the territory to bounce back with strength.”
Mélissa Bergeron, General Manager
About SADC de Papineau-Collines-Collines
For more than 30 years, La Société d’aide au développement de la collectivité (SADC) de Papineau-Collines, a NPO, has been providing financial and technical services that stimulate job creation and economic development in municipalities located in its territory. Being a reference in rural entrepreneurship, it supports the creation of local initiatives and supports local organizations in the implementation of structuring projects. The SADC is a member of CAE and the Réseau SADC regrouping 57 SADCs and 10 CAEs working together to make the regions of Quebec more dynamic.
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