Early Stage Project Grants are now closed.

Looking for more support? Our Industry Support Grants are open from Sept 7 until Sept 30.

The Early Stage Project Grants are a special program providing micro grants to assist with third-party costs incurred during the initial planning phase of a project. Awards are limited to $1,500 CAD.

Activities must occur no later than February 28, 2022. Costs may be incurred no earlier than the date an application is submitted to the ESIO.

This grant is for third-party costs only, please check the guidelines to see if your expenses would eligible. 


How to Apply:

First, read our Guidelines.

Download the Application Form when available and email the completed form, along with required attachments, to [email protected].

You must download the form to complete the signature field at the end of the form. Forms completed using your browser of choice will not allow this function.


Dates for the new non-profit grant intake period that will be launching will be announced on our social media, head to our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter to stay in the loop!