Specialized Funds

Specialized funds offer financing options for collective enterprise projects with specific needs.

These funds are managed by the Chantier Trust. Contact us to submit a financing application.

An expert in the creation of patient capital products, the Chantier Trust developed the following products with and for its investment partners.


Better spaces to better serve

Implemented in 2021 through an initiative from Centraide du Grand Montréal and the Coalition montréalaise des Tables de quartier with support from more than a dozen partners from philanthropic, community, finance and municipal spheres.

The Chantier de l’économie sociale Trust, in partnership with the Réseau d’investissement social du Québec, administers funding.


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Three financial solutions

From $10,000 to $1.5 million
Up to 100% of project costs




Related to a community real estate project: Acquisition, renovation or construction of a building or commercial office space for community purposes.

Eligible Enterprises

Non-profit organizations, cooperatives or social trusts. Primarily targets community organizations in Greater Montreal.


Supports access to property to remediate problems of rent-related instability in community organizations.


Accelerate and systematize student housing initiatives

Founded in 2018 under an initiative from the Chantier de l’économie sociale Trust: the Fonds d’investissement pour logement étudiant (FILE).


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Determined based on project needs
Complementary financing


Constructing, or renovating for the purposes of functionality, a building for affordable rental student housing in Québec.

Eligible Enterprises

Social economy enterprises registered as non-profit organizations or cooperatives.


Offering affordable rents to students in a sustainable long-term project