Financial assistance program (support for events and culture)

Financial aid request for event support

In its desire to invest even more in events and culture through its budget devoted to cultural policy and support for events, the City of Percé has adopted a form intended for promoters and organizers. who wish to submit a request for financial and / or logistical support to the municipality for the organization of an event or a cultural activity.

The purpose of this new procedure is to ensure that we have all the relevant and necessary information for a fair and informed analysis of the requests submitted to us annually.

Our intention is also to ensure that the cultural events or activities supported by this municipal fund fit, not exclusively, but as much as possible, with the strategic vision of the municipality. The various criteria have also been developed taking into account the major themes underlying this vision of the City of Percé, particularly in terms of sustainable development, innovation, use of local resources, distribution of events and activities throughout the territory in all seasons to promote economic activity throughout the year.

The City of Percé wishes to support and encourage the holding and attendance of events and cultural activities of local, national and international scope on its territory. These events and activities contribute to the influence and economic development of our region, they energize and beautify our living environment for the greatest pleasure of our citizens and our visitors.

We thank you in advance for your creativity and initiative to contribute to the dynamism and vitality of our municipality.

Goal

The purpose of this financial assistance is to support organizations in carrying out events and activities of a cultural, tourist, sports or leisure nature that have concrete benefits for the community and for the quality of life of the population of Percé.

The allocation of this financial assistance is intended to be ad hoc and non-recurring.

Eligible organizations

Non-profit organizations, socio-economic, sports, cultural, community and outdoor organizations are eligible.

Eligible events

The planned event must meet the following criteria:

  • Be on the territory of the City of Percé;
  • Register in the fields of municipal competence (leisure, art and culture, sport and community);
  • Fit in with the organization’s mission and competence.

Intervention priorities

Please note that in the process of evaluating your request, the committee will take into consideration the fact that your project meets some of the municipal intervention priorities listed below:

  • Eco-awareness and sustainable development;
  • Positive impact on the cultural, sporting, recreational and community life of the citizens of Percé;
  • Strengthening the four-season economy;
  • Development of the resources present in the territory;
  • Distribution of activities on the territory of Grand Percé;
  • Innovation, novelty and new technologies.

Nature of financial assistance

Financial assistance will be paid in the form of a grant.

Determination of the amount of financial assistance

The maximum amount of financial support that can be granted is set at $ 1,500.

However, if the scope of the project requires it, a request for exemption could be sent to the City in order to have the maximum amount granted revised. In the event of an exemption, the maximum amount that may be granted is then set at $ 3,000.

Financial support cannot exceed 30% of the activity’s budget.

The value of equipment loan and technical support will not be considered in the calculation of financial support. This value will be complementary.

Methods of payment of the aid granted

Regarding the payment of financial assistance, here are the terms and conditions:
• Following acceptance of the request, a first payment of 80% of the aid granted will be issued;
• 20% of the aid granted will be issued upon completion of the project and upon presentation of a brief report (see form).

Project deposits

Projects can be submitted on the following dates:

  • November 30 for events taking place from January 1 to April 30
  • March 31 for events from May 1 to August 31
  • July 31 for events taking place from September 1 to December 31

The application forms, along with the required documents, must be submitted in person or sent by email to: culture@ville.perce.qc.ca or sent by mail to the following address:

City of Percé
Support for events
137 Route 132 West, PO Box 99
Percé (Quebec) G0C 2L0

Documents to provide

Any organization must provide the following documents:

  • A resolution of the board of directors of the organization mandating a person responsible for the filing of an application;
  • Up-to-date list of the directors of the organization;
  • A copy of the provisional budget for the event.

At the request of the City of Percé, any organization must provide the following documents:

  • A copy of the letters patent;
  • The latest financial statements of the organization (if available);
  • A copy of the notice of convocation of the last annual general meeting or of the last extraordinary general meeting, as the case may be;
  • A copy of the minutes of the last annual general meeting or of the last extraordinary general meeting, if applicable;
  • An up-to-date copy of the organization’s general regulations;
  • An up-to-date list of members of the organization, if applicable, and where they come from.

The documents provided are under the responsibility of authorized personnel from the Tourism and Culture Department and are kept and treated confidentially, in accordance with the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the protection of personal information (LRQ, chap. A-2.1).

Demand assessment

The analysis of the requests will be done in committee, according to the evaluation grid in force. Subsequently, a recommendation will be made, on which the Municipal Council will have to decide.