Conceptualization Program

The Conceptualization Program, which forms part of the CMF’s Experimental Stream, allocates funding to Eligible Projects at the very beginning of a Project’s creative process with the objective of giving a Project a better chance to succeed for future stages of financing. Specifically, this Program is designed to allow an Eligible Applicant to create and test a proof of concept and verify either the design idea, concept assumption or demonstrate a functionality in preparation for the Prototyping phase and beyond.


How To Apply

Applying for funding is easier than you might think. Carefully follow these steps to submit your application, and if you have any questions, please contact one of our program administrators.


Conceptualization Program
(First come, first served)
First Opening DatePremière date d’ouvertureSeptember 03, 2020
Final Closing DateDate limite finaleJanuary 16, 2021

Submitting Your Application

All new application documents will be available following the launch of our 2020-2021 Guidelines.


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                  Documents for Approved Applications

                  If your application has been approved and you have received a Financing Agreement, applicants must visit our Approved Application Documents page to access and download additional materials, including Direct Deposit, Interim Financing, CMF logos and Phase II/Final Cost forms.

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