.CA commits $1 million in new funding to build a better online Canada January 20, 2016 Canadian charities, nonprofits and academic researchers can apply for funding from the .CA Community Investment Program. The program targets charities and nonprofit organizations working to provide online services, promote access to reliable and affordable Internet infrastructure, improve digital literacy, and generate original research on emerging digital issues. Since launching in 2014, the .CA Community Investment Program has provided $2.2 million in funding, supporting over 50 projects from coast to coast to coast. The .CA Community Investment Program is the only granting program in Canada directed specifically at Internet-related projects and has been recognized by CENTR, an association of country code top level domains, for its unique and compelling position in the global domain market. The application deadline is March 4, 2016.