Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Community Investment Program Grants

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.

Eligibility

  • Demonstrated alignment with CIRA’s Community Investment Program funding areas: Infrastructure, Digital Literacy, Cybersecurity, Community Leadership
  • Preference is given to initiatives that benefit:
    • Students (kindergarten to grade 12 and post-secondary)
    • Northern, rural and Indigenous communities
  • Project is innovative, featuring new methods and an original, creative approach
  • Project is appropriately and realistically planned with clearly-defined activities, outputs, outcomes and impacts
  • Project outputs are open and available for anyone to use, share and build upon  
  • Budget is reasonable

See Application Call for Full Eligibility Details


Agency Name: 
Canadian Internet Registration Authority
Contact Name: 
Sola Fasunwon & Emma Dering
Grant Amount: 
Up to $100,000
Grant Location: 
External
External Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Internal Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Grant Type: 
Research
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Social Science
Fine Arts
Humanities
Industry
Grant Eligibility: 
Faculty
Students
Postdoc