How to apply to the Community Investment Program

Thank you for your interest in CIRA's Community Investment Program. We are pleased to offer another $1,000,000 in funding this year. The 2017 application period for the Community Investment Program is now open!

Below you will find key dates, information about eligibility and a link to our Application Guidelines. The resources in the menu on the left will also assist you in preparing your application.

Key Dates

  • January 16, 2017: Application period opens
  • March 1, 2017: Application period closes
  • Beginning of May, 2017: Applicants informed of application outcome  

Access the online application form.

Who is Eligible?

  • Organizations recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency as registered charities
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Academics and researchers affiliated with a Canadian university

Our Application Guidelines outline the eligibility requirements, giving focus areas, and application process to help you complete your application.