Programs

Development Program

Due to high demand, the English Alternative Access to the Development Envelope Program is no longer accepting applications.

The Development Program, which forms part of the CMF’s Convergent Stream, allocates funding to projects at the development stage. The Development Program operates through two subprograms: (i) the English and French Development Envelopes and (ii) Quebec French Regional Development.

Please note that the CMF also provides development financing through:

See those programs Guidelines for more information.

Beginning in 2022-2023 :

  • Please click here to learn about PERSONA-ID and how it connects with your application.
  • Please click here to learn more about the CMF’s specific resources for persons with disabilities that need Accessibility Support to apply for CMF funding.

Dates to remember

Development Envelope (English & French)

Opening Date
April 19, 2022
First Closing Date
October 27, 2022
Final Closing Date
December 6, 2022

Quebec French Regional Development

First Come, First Served

Opening Date
April 26, 2022
Closing Date
December 6, 2022

Alternative Access to the Development Envelope Program

First Come, First Served

Opening Date
April 19, 2022
Closing Date
December 6, 2022

HOW TO APPLY

STEP #1
READ THE
GUIDELINES
  1. Read the documents in the Guidelines and References before you apply. This will help you prepare all your documentations required for funding.
  2. Make sure you are aware of the due dates for application.
STEP #2
PREPARE & SUBMIT
APPLICATION
  1. Download all of the appropriate application documents.
  2. Submissions are done on the Telefilm website. You will need a Dialogue account in order to apply. Once your documents are ready, you can upload them and follow the process.
STEP #3
FUNDING
DECISION
  1. If your application is approved, you will receive a contract to sign as soon as all of the conditions noted in the letter of acceptance have been fulfilled (where applicable).

APPROVED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

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 Interim Financing, CMF logos and Phase II/Final Cost forms.

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