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Thank you for your interest in CIRA's Community Investment Program grants.
The application period for 2020 will open on January 15. 

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 innovative initiatives and programs that help build a resilient, trusted and secure internet for all Canadians.

Information about the 2020 eligibility requirements, funding focus areas, and application process will be posted online in December. 

Important Dates:
January 15, 2020: Online application system opens.
February 25, 2020 at 2 p.m. ET: Online application system closes.  All required materials must be submitted by the deadline. Late applications will not be accepted.
May 2020: You will receive a response indicating whether your application was successful.

If you have any questions about CIRA’s Community Investment Program grants, please email