Did you know that funding is available for your tourism development projects? Several funding programs are offered to tourism organizations and businesses to help them develop and implement innovative and structuring concepts for the industry.
FUNDING PROGRAM FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF STRATEGIC TOURISM ASSETS IN DOWNTOWN GATINEAU 2021-2022
The Ministère du Tourisme and Outaouais Tourism are partnering to create a fund to maintain strategic tourism assets in downtown Gatineau by requesting project proposals for spring and summer 2022. The funding is intended to support strategic tourism businesses to ensure that the gateway’s offer is preserved, thereby accelerating the tourism industry’s return to prosperity.
Outaouais Tourism is accepting applications for financial assistance until 4 PM February 18th, 2022.
HOW TO APPLY
If your project and your business are eligible, the “Strategic Tourism Assets Application Form” will be emailed to you together with the list of documents you need to submit to complete your application. Only complete files will be considered.
DO YOU STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
To confirm your eligibility or to obtain more information, contact André Groulx, Director of business events and development at Outaouais Tourism, at 819-778-2530 ext. 207, or by email.
OUTAOUAIS REGION TOURISM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (ORTDP)
No call for projects currently planned.
The Outaouais Region Tourism Development Program (ORTDP) reflects the shared resolve of Quebec’s Ministry of Tourism (MTO) and Outaouais Tourism to join forces with local partners and businesses to implement projects that support the development of the regional tourism offer and optimize tourism investments in accordance with the development priorities of the destination. The ORTDP goal is to support and promote the development, renewal and structuring of the tourism offer in the Outaouais tourism region.
Outaouais Tourism accepts applications throughout the year.
However, applications will be evaluated according to the following schedule:
- October 26 for a February 2020 (approximately) response
- December 14 for a May 2020 (approximately) response
- April 12 for a July 2021 (approximately) response
HOW TO APPLY ?
Complete the form and email it, together with any required supporting documents, to email@example.com.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
To ensure that your project is eligible and your file is complete, you must contact Gilliane Cyr, Tourism Business Services Advisor for Outaouais Tourism at 819 576-3166, or by email before submitting your application.
PROVINCIAL PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY THE MINISTÈRE DU TOURISME DU QUÉBEC
The Ministère du Tourisme du Québec offers several project development funding programs.
HERE ARE A FEW OF THEM:
- Virage numérique
- Aide financière aux festivals et aux événements touristiques
- Appui au développement des attraits touristiques (PADAT)
- Fonds de développement des entreprises touristiques
- Tourism Establishment Accessibility Program
- Programme d’aide à la relance touristique
- Mesure d’aide aux pourvoiries
- Programme de développement de l’offre touristique des parcs régionaux (date limite 5 décembre)