Application Process

Step 1: The Application The Program Guidelines will help you understand what you need to do. We're here to support you if you have questions. We encourage you to contact us before you begin your application.

Step 2: Submit Submit your Application to by 11:59 p.m. EDT on August 6, 2021.

Please be sure to PDF all materials where possible, and ensure you have double checked the submission checklist in the application.

Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted, unless the IESO has been notified in advance of the intake deadline and agreed to accept an application submission after the intake deadline.
Step 3: Initial Review Within 30 business days of receiving the Application, we will endeavour to review the Application for completeness and eligibility. A clarification and feedback period may be included within the initial review. If your Application passes the completeness and eligibility review, we will give your Application a Validated Time Stamp, and communicate to you that it has been accepted for further consideration.
 Step 4: Review Committee   Next, the Application will be reviewed by a review committee.
 Step 5: Awards   If your Application is successful you will be notified in Q3 2021 and offered a Funding Agreement with the IESO (see a sample Funding Agreement) in Q4 2021.

Contact CEC Staff

The CEC team is here to help you at any point along the way. Indigenous communities and organizations needing more information or interested in making a submission should email or call 416-969-6317.