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 ecb@ieso.ca by 11:59 p.m. on November 13, 2020.

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 do our best to review it 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 it 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 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 ecb@ieso.ca or call 416-969-6317.