Donations and sponsorships

Proud to be involved
in the community

Through its donation and sponsorship program, the SAQ contributes to the economic and social vitality of regions throughout Quebec by investing more than $5 million annually in 250 organisations and events connected to the major issues of our society.

General criteria to submit a request

Three types of sponsorships

Event

The SAQ is involved in a myriad of events across the province, from major metropolitan festivals to the regional wine fairs.

Social

Through social sponsorship, the SAQ offers its support to several organizations in health, culture, education and humanitarian aid.

Environnemental

The SAQ raises a glass to a healthy planet by sponsoring research projects and alternatives for the core material of our business: glass.

General criteria to submit a request

Donations and sponsorships granted by the SAQ to an organisation or an event must meet the requirements associated with the fields of intervention designated in the policy. Politique des dons et des commandites (in French only) .

  • Important dates

    Event or sustainable development sponsorship

    Dealine to apply: December 1 for events held between April 1, 2023 and March 31, 2024.  
    Delay for response: answers will be sent by mid-March.

    Social sponsorship

    Date of submission: Anytime. Your request must be submitted at least 90 days before your event.  
    Delay for response: 6 to 8 weeks. 

  • The applicant organization must:
    • work in one of the fields supported by the SAQ, namely education, environment, health, culture or food or humanitarian assistance OR be the organizer of an event or festival reaching a critical mass of people;
    • hold the event or project for which it is requesting a donation or sponsorship on Quebec territory and address a Quebec clientele over the age of majority;  
    • represent a group of individuals. The donation or sponsorship cannot be made for the benefit of a single individual (except for sommelier grants)  
    • have official status and a registration number as a non-profit or public agency; 
    • demonstrate sound management; 
    • provide annual audited financial statements or other supporting documentation upon request, as required;  
    • promote eco-responsible practices;
    • have a board of directors composed mainly of independent members;  
    • not be associated, nor its event, with a religious or political cause. 

For more details, consult the Politique des dons et des commandites (in French only).

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  1. Montréal en lumière
    Donations and sponsorships

    Montréal en lumière

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of Montréal en lumière, which will take place from February 16 to March 5, 2023.

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  2. Bonhomme from Carnaval de Québec
    Donations and sponsorships

    Carnaval de Québec

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of Carnaval de Québec, which will take place from February 3 to 12, 2023.

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  3. Montréal Passion Vin
    Donations and sponsorships

    Montréal Passion Vin

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of Montréal Passion Vin, which will take place on December 2 and 3, 2022.

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  4. Food baskets
    Donations and sponsorships

    SAQ X BAQ, a nourishing alliance

    Over the years and in several regions, our employees have built ties with local organizations. We’ve collected first-hand accounts from a pair of store teams that have come to see our BAQ campaigns as a symbol of solidarity with their community.

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  5. The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the Festival de la Poutine de Drummondville.
    Donations and sponsorships

    Drummondville Poutine Festival

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the Festival de la Poutine de Drummondville which will take place from August 25 to 27, 2022.

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  6. Italian wines salon
    Donations and sponsorships

    Italian wines salon

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the Italian wines salon which will take place on September 21, 2022.

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  7. La Grande Dégustation de Montréal
    Donations and sponsorships

    La Grande Dégustation de Montréal

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of La Grande Dégustation de Montréal, which will take place from October 20 to 22, 2022.

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  8. Salon des vins d'importation privée
    Donations and sponsorships

    Salon des vins d'importation privée

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the Salon des vins d'importation privée which will take place from October 15 to October 18, 2022.

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  9. Les Délices d'automne
    Donations and sponsorships

    Les Délices d'automne

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of Les Délices d'automne which will take place from October 7 to 10, 2022.

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  10. Festival La Virée Trad
    Donations and sponsorships

    Festival La Virée Trad

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 21th edition of the Festival La Virée Trad which will take place from october 7 to 9, 2022.

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  11. Salon des vins et de la gastronomie Fourchette bleue
    Donations and sponsorships

    Salon des vins et de la gastronomie Fourchette bleue

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the Salon des vins et de la gastronomie Fourchette bleue which will be held on September 9th, 2022.

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  12. Salon des vins, bières et spiritueux de Trois-Rivières
    Donations and sponsorships

    Wine, beers and spirits salon in Trois-Rivières

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the Salon des vins, bières et spiritueux de Trois-Rivières which will be held on September 30, 2022.

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