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Thank you for your interest in CIRA's Community Investment Program.
Welcome to our online application system.

CIRA is the steward of .CA – Canada’s online identifier. While our number one priority is the safe and secure management of Canada’s top-level domain, we also have a mandate to do good things for the Internet in Canada. The goal of the Program is to give back to the community in a measurable way by supporting initiatives and programs that help build a better online Canada. 

The typical grant will be approximately $25,000 - $50,000, to a maximum of $100,000. CIRA will be investing $1,000,000 back into the community this calendar year.

Our Application Guidelines outline the eligibility requirements, giving focus areas, and application process.

Key Dates:

January 15, 2018: Online application system opens.
February 28, 2018 at 4 p.m. ET: Online application system closes.  All materials must be in by the deadline, as late applications will not be accepted.
Beginning of May 2018: You will receive a response indicating whether your application was successful.


If you have additional technical questions, issues with uploading, or experience difficulty in submitting your online application, please contact Fluid Review.

If you have any other questions about the process, please email