Conservation Fund

If you have a bright idea to help Ontarians conserve energy, we’ll help you turn it into reality

The Conservation Fund welcomes applications from a wide range of non-profit and for-profit incorporated entities, including local distribution companies (LDCs), technology companies, consulting firms, industry associations, educational institutions, and public sector organizations.


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Is the Conservation Fund right for your project?
The Conservation Fund supports innovative electricity conservation projects that:

  • Build marketplace capacity for conservation actions;

  • Test new or unique conservation program elements;

  • Verify the energy savings potential and cost-effectiveness of novel demand-side technologies and processes;

  • Can be scaled-up to achieve significant energy savings in Ontario.

To participate, follow these three simple steps:

  1. Find out if your project meets the eligibility requirements in our Application Guide 

  2. Complete the project overview application form 

  3. Submit application form to 

To find out more about the Conservation Fund, read our case studies or contact us with your questions.

Please note that funding is not provided to individuals.