Program Documents and Resources

An Application to the Education and Capacity Building (ECB) Program must be completed with all mandatory requirements and submitted to Please read the Program Guidelines carefully before applying.


Amendments to Education and Capacity Building (ECB) Program Guidelines

Below is a summary of the key changes between Education and Capacity Building (ECB) Program Guidelines Versions 8.0 and 7.0.

Summary of the amendments (sections noted refer to the ECB Program Guidelines, Version 8.0):

Section 3 c

  • Eligible Internal Expenses for the costs associated with activities carried out by a duly qualified Internal Resource now include the salary, wages and benefits, contributions, assessments and taxes paid to Internal Resources
  • Eligible External Expenses include any costs incurred for the services of a single External Resource (i.e. professional and technical consultants and contractors) up to the Threshold Amount of forty per cent (40%) of the Maximum Funding Amount

Section 5

  • Applications that meet the completeness and eligibility requirements of the ECB Program are assessed by a review committee comprised of IESO staff that are not responsible for the delivery and oversight of the ESPs, including the ECB Program


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Check back in the days ahead for a complete list of available program documents.

Contact ECB Staff

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