Applicant's Guide and Form

How do you apply?

STEP 1 Prepare your application package

The application form can be downloadable at: To obtain a hardcopy, contact your Environment Canada regional office.

For details on what information is required to complete the Application Form read Annex A - How to Complete the Application Form, located at the end of this guide.

STEP 2  Submit your completed application

Applications will be accepted by your Environment Canada regional office on or before the application deadline.  Your application may be submitted by hand but must be signed for by an Environment Canada employee via a scheduled appointment; by fax; by email; or by mail postmarked on or before the application deadline.


  • Packages will not be accepted at any time by building security.
  • Hard-copy applications should be printed double-sided on 8½” x 11” paper, unbound and numbered. 
  • If the application deadline date falls on a weekend or holiday (when postal services may be unavailable), you will need to submit the Application Form earlier and/or ensure it is postmarked before the November 1 application deadline.
  • With the exception of letters confirming cash and in-kind support from other funding sources, which may follow at a later date, all other information and supporting documentation must be included with the Application Form.  No additional information received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

If you have not received an acknowledgement letter within 15 working days of the application deadline, please contact your Environment Canada regional office to confirm the receipt of your application package.

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