.CA Community Investment Program


Canadian Internet Registration Authority


The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, through this grant program, will make strategic investments in Internet related community projects consistent with CIRA’s Strategic Plan. In addition, the projects selected will need to demonstrate their ability to support one of the fundamental tenets of the organization, which is to develop, carry out and/or support any other Internet-related activities in Canada.



Funding Availability

$25,000 to a maximum of $100,000

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

up to 1 year

Special Notes

Grants are meant to be a one-time investment and not intended as operating funding for an organization.

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to research.services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

How To Apply

Researcher to submit application online to sponsor http://cipapplication.cira.ca/

Information for Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at lead 5 days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project.  Please be in touch with the ORS (contact information below ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (ie, budget, proposal, OR5 form).

For More Information

For more information, please go to the sponsor website.

For Questions, please contact

1-877-860-1411 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET Monday to Friday.

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Office of Research, Research Support Services
519-824-4120 x52832