Donations and sponsorships

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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 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 or environmental 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. Festival Cigale
    Donations and sponsorships

    Cigale

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the event festival Cigale which will take place on 6-7 August , 2022.

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  2. Premiers Vendredis
    Donations and sponsorships

    Premiers Vendredis

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the event Premiers Vendredis which will take place from June 3 to October 7, 2022 !

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  3. Festival Santa Teresa
    Donations and sponsorships

    Festival Santa Teresa

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the event Festival Santa Teresa which will take place from May 19 to 22, 2022 !

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  4. The spirit of sharing with Food Banks of Quebec
    Donations and sponsorships

    Food Banks of Quebec

    Because at the SAQ we believe that, before drinking well, it is essential to have enough to eat and because sharing means giving to those in need, we have made food assistance our corporate cause.

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  5. Montréal en lumière
    Donations and sponsorships

    Montréal en lumière

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 23th edition of the Montréal en lumière which will take place from February 17 to 27, 2022 !

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  6. Carnaval Québec
    Donations and sponsorships

    Carnaval de Québec

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 68th edition of the Carnaval de Québec which will take place from February 4 to 13, 2022 !

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  7. Tablée des chefs, people sharing food
    Donations and sponsorships

    La Tablée des Chefs: Nourishing hope

    See how La Tablée des Chefs has become a pillar in the fight against food insecurity in Québec thanks to its continued commitment and the support of partners like the SAQ.

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  8. Partnership between SAQ and McCord Museum
    Donations and sponsorships

    McCord Museum: 100 years young

    Proud partner of the museum since 13 years, the SAQ is happy to collaborate with McCord Museum for their 100th anniversary. Discover it's history, as well as the exhibitions and cultural events on the program, starting October 13, 2021.

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  9. The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 11th edition of the La Grande Dégustation de Montréal  which will take place from November 18 to 21, 2021.
    Donations and sponsorships

    Montreal Grande Dégustation

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 11th edition of the La Grande Dégustation de Montréal which will take place from November 15 to 21, 2021.

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  10. The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 13th edition of the RASPIPAV which will take place from October 14 to October 17, 2021.
    Donations and sponsorships

    RASPIPAV

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 13th edition of the RASPIPAV which will take place from October 14 to October 17, 2021.

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  11. The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 2th edition of the L'Expérience Vins | Bulles | Spiritueux which will take place from 20 octobre 2021 to 20 avril 2022.
    Donations and sponsorships

    L'Expérience Vins | Bulles |Spiritueux

    La SAQ est fière d'être partenaire de la 2e édition du L'Expérience Vins | Bulles |Spiritueux qui aura lieu du 20 octobre 2021 au 20 avril 2022.

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  12. The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 21th edition of the Les Délices d'automne which will take place on October 9, 2021, with a new formula, Trinquons à nos récoltes!
    Donations and sponsorships

    Les Délices d'automne

    The SAQ is proud to be a partner of the 21th edition of the Les Délices d'automne which will take place on October 9, 2021, with a new formula, Trinquons à nos récoltes!

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