The creation of the Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory was funded by a Leading Edge Fund grant from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation.

Matching funds were provided by the Provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario, and the University of Alberta, Simon Fraser University, and the University of Guelph.


Funding for generalization of CWRC-Writer and extension of the CWRC platform, as well as for maintenance and operations, has been provided by CANARIE under three Research Software Program grants in 2015, 2017, and 2018.


Compute Canada provides cloud computing and storrage under the Research Platforms and Portals program.