The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has recently launched a new Community Investment Program designed to provide funding to community groups, not-for-profits, and academic institutions for projects that enhance the internet for the benefit of all Canadians.

If  you are pursuing an interesting initiative that requires funding you can apply to have your initiative considered.

When and how?
Apply through CIRA’s website. The deadline for applications is 2 p.m. ET February 28, 2014.

How much?
The typical grant will be approximately $25,000 – $50,000 although some may be larger and some smaller. Grants will not exceed $100,000.

Who can apply?

  • Registered charities.
  • Not-for-profit organizations and community groups.
  • Academics and researchers.
  • Individuals whose applications have been sponsored by one of the above eligible 

The information about applicant eligibility and the application process is available on CIRA’s website.