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New gTLD Applicant Support Program: Financial Assistance

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  1. Develop First Draft

    Ended: 7 Jan 2012

  2. Open for Comment

    Ended: 10 Jan 2012

  3. Finalize Final Draft

    Ended: 10 Jan 2012

  4. ALAC Vote


  5. Submission

    Submitted: 10 Jan 2012

Submitted a Statement

Submission due: 10 Jan 2012 23:59 UTC


ICANN is introducing today for public comment the implementation plans for the gTLD Applicant Support Program. Among other goals, the program seeks to provide financial assistance to applicants demonstrating financial need in order to succeed as a new gTLD applicant and registry operator, and also a mission to operate in the public interest. The public comment period starts today and ends on 10 January 2012. That program is represented by these documents: Draft Financial Assistance Handbook [PDF, 485 KB] Applicant Support Criteria [PDF, 446 KB] Applicant Support Process [PDF, 528 KB] Draft Support Program Timeline [PDF, 290 KB] The program is a result of two years cooperation among the ICANN community,See public comment in
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