Funding approval process and timelines: Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program
Learn about the application review process and timelines for funding decisions for FCM's Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program, as well as find information about contracts and disbursement of funds.
Timelines for funding decisions
We are committed to informing you of the results of your application in a timely manner. For funding applications for the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program, we will contact you within four months from the date we receive your completed application form and associated documents.
Peer review process for decisions
Your application will be evaluated by an independent technical peer reviewer using established evaluation criteria. Please note that FCM makes decisions about whether to approve or deny an application based on the technical review and strategic considerations.
Contracts and disbursement of funds
If your project is approved, FCM will develop a contract, including disbursement requirements, which will be signed by the lead applicant and FCM.
We can provide funds as the project progresses. To ensure consistent and regular funding of the project, you will work with FCM staff to define milestones and anticipated dates of disbursement.
You will be asked to request regular disbursements by submitting milestone reports and confirmation of expenses incurred.
Contact us for more information
Please note that the review process and timelines for funding decisions vary among individual FCM programs. Contact an FCM advisor for details:
- Email us
- Call us toll-free: 1-877-997-9926
- In the Ottawa-Gatineau region: 613-907-6208