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
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 and offered a Funding Agreement with the IESO (see a sample Funding Agreement).

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.