CAP: Pre-Proposal and Application Templates

Click to access the pre-proposal template

  • Pre-Proposal (email completed pre-proposals to

Click to access the application template and forms

Detailed Steps from Pre-Proposal to Application Submission

Step 1: Pre-proposal

  • completing a pre-proposal is not required, but strongly encouraged
  • applicants can submit a pre-proposal to prior to completing the full application form (pre-proposals are not submitted through My AAC Online)
  • pre-proposals provide AAC staff with an opportunity to review project ideas and provide feedback
  • AAC staff will provide feedback to your pre-proposal within 10 business days, either by telephone or email
  • any feedback offered will be in response to your pre-proposal only, and should not be considered an endorsement/approval of any application for funding that may be subsequently submitted. All final decisions regarding applications for funding are made by the AAC board of directors
  • pre-proposals received less than ten days before an intake deadline will be responded to after the application deadline
  • pre-proposal forms can be found above

Step 2: Enrolment

  • applicants must enroll as an organization or collaboration in the Partnership Client Portal att to obtain an Operation ID
  • if you were enrolled as an organization or collaboration under GF2, you can use your GF2 username and password to login and update your information to obtain a new Operation ID for the Partnership

Step 3: Application through My AAC Online

  • application templates and intake deadlines can be found above

  • applicants must set up an account for My AAC Online, an online project management system to help AAC applicants apply for funding and manage their projects before the intake deadline. Only one My AAC Online account can be set up per organization/business. The Username and Password will be used by all individuals from your organization/business who require access to the project management system
  • applications must be submitted through My AAC Online by 4:30 p.m. EST on the intake deadline, using the steps outlined in the online application form
  • the following required documents must be included in the Attachment section: Budget (in Excel), Applicant Declaration Form and the last two years of financial statements for the lead applicant. If applicable, attach: Letters of Support; Collaboration Member Declaration(s) (if the applicant is a collaboration; Annex A (if the University of Guelph or any of its campuses will be performing work on the project); and/or, Representative Authorization Agreement (if the applicant intends to use a consultant/agent/representative to act on its behalf throughout the application review process)
  • applications will not be considered complete if the required online application sections are not completed and the required documents are not attached in the attachment section. Other sections/documents must be completed and attached, if applicable.
  • AAC will confirm receipt of complete applications within one business day of the intake deadline