CIRA’s Community Investment Program grants
fund innovative community internet projects to build a resilient, trusted and secure internet for all Canadians.
Our grant application period is
What are the key dates?
January 15, 2020
Application period opens
January 23, 2020 at 1 PM ET
Webinar: What you need to know about applying. Watch it here.
February 25, 2020 at 2 PM ET
Application period deadline
Grants are available up to $100,000.
In addition, one grant is available up to $250,000.
Who can apply:
Academics at universities and colleges in Canada
What are our priority funding areas:
While CIRA’s granting program will consider applications that benefit all Canadians, in 2020 we’re especially looking for initiatives that benefit:
Students (kindergarten to grade 12 and post-secondary)
Northern, rural and Indigenous communities