March 2, 2021 – CIRA: The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) launched a call for applications for projects to improve internet access in Canada. Over $1 million in grants will be awarded to community groups and researchers working on infrastructure, cybersecurity, digital literacy, and community leadership projects across the country – with preference given to those that benefit students, as well as northern, rural, and Indigenous communities.
A landmark study conducted by CIRA late last year found there is limited funding for organizations working on internet-related projects.
CIRA Grants offer a unique funding opportunity for Canadians to help improve the internet in their community. In addition, CIRA encourages any not-for-profit internet service providers applying to the federal government’s Universal Broadband Fund to submit their project for additional support under CIRA Grants’ infrastructure stream
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