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Frequently Asked Questions

We are unable to submit an application for a funding process due to operational requirements, is it possible to obtain an extension?
Unfortunately, we cannot give extensions. To support fairness in the process, everyone hasto submit their proposals by the deadline. The application system will not allow you to submit your application after a funding process has closed.

How do I get a Grants and Contributions System (GCS)Organization ID?
To get your GCS Organization ID, access GCS and click on the “Create an Account” link to set up your account and obtain your GCS Organization ID.

How do we submit a Letter of Interest with another organization?
You cannot submit a joint Letter of Interest. If 2 organizations are working together, one organization will have to submit as the main applicant and the other organization as a partner.

Will we receive information on the next steps?
Yes. We’ll communicate to you by email. Make sure that your contact information in your application is correct. Please add the CFP mailbox (cfp@cic.gc.ca) to your safe senders list, and routinely check your junk mail.