The Early-Stage Development Program, which forms part of the CMF’s Convergent Stream, allocates funding to Eligible Projects at the beginning of a Project’s creative process.
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.
Please be sure to review the Guidelines for full details.
All new application documents will be available following the launch of our 2020-2021 Guidelines.
New applicant? Read our tips on how to apply for CMF funding.
Questions? Contact your closest funding application office.
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.