Comments on Funding:
Funding is a non-refundable contribution of up to 50% of eligible Ontario expenses as follows:
- Concept Definition:
- Maximum request = $50,000
- Minimum request = $10,000
- Maximum request = $300,000
- Minimum request = $25,000
Established Companies applying for Video Content (Linear) stream must meet one of the following tests:
A company is considered new if it has less than a year of operation or it has not yet released a product. New companies applying for Video Content (Linear) stream must:
Established Companies applying for Interactive Content (Non-Linear) stream for must meet one of the following tests:
A company is considered new if it has less than a year of operation or it has not yet released a product. New companies applying for Interactive Content (Non-Linear) stream must:
All applications must be submitted via the Ontario Creates Online Application Portal (OAP). Applications submitted by any other method will not be accepted.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to start the application process well in advance of the deadline in case technical support is required.
Prior to starting an application, the applicant’s company’s corporate information must be registered with the OAP. If they do not have a user account on OAP, please go to https://apply.ontariocreates.ca and click on “Register”.
If their company is registered, the Ontario Creates IDM Fund program deadline will appear in your dashboard. To start the application, click on “Start new application” and follow the onscreen directions to access the application form.
If applicants encounter problems setting up your company’s corporate information, you can email email@example.com for assistance. This email address can also be used for any technical questions you have about the OAP.
Other Things to Note:
The previous deadline was on August 29, 2022.