Please note that the program PAF! for the year 2021 is no longer accepting applications. We will open registrations for the program PAF! for the year 2022 soon.
The programme d’aide financière aux organismes et initiatives du secteur PAF! centre-ville is an initiative developed by Montréal centre-ville.
In the aim of continually improving its services, Montréal centre-ville has adopted its strategic plan 2019-2023 with one ambition: to be known as a powerful partner in the development of downtown Montreal, a world-class business and residential neighbourhood with an authentic character, vibrant and creative. The PAF! Program was born out of this strategic plan, with the idea of framing the criteria for Montréal centre-ville’s financial contribution and to establish its limits. A budget dedicated to financially supporting different downtown organizations and initiatives is voted on each year during the general meeting.
This program is made up of four parts with precise criteria for each one:
The amount of financial aid is set by evaluating the amount of demand with a maximum of $25,000 per year per proposed project. An organization can received a maximum of $50,000 in financial aid per year. Montréal centre-ville will accept projects for the current year until the budget envelope is empty.
To be considered, a promoter’s application form must contain the following elements: