Skip to main content

Thank you for your interest in CIRA's Community Investment Program.
The application period for 2019 is now closed.

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. 

Our Application Guidelines outline the 2019 eligibility requirements, giving focus areas, and application process.

Important Dates:
January 15, 2019: Online application system opens.
February 28, 2019 at 2 p.m. ET: Online application system closes.  All materials must be in by the deadline, as late applications will not be accepted.
May 2019: You will receive a response indicating whether your application was successful.

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