About CIOC

Community Information Online Consortium (CIOC) is a member-based non-profit consortium formed in 1999 to create, improve and support its online software so that its members can efficiently serve the public and fulfill their own mandates. CIOC is all about building community online - people helping people by sharing information, experience and resources. Our award-winning software was developed by and for the non-profit sector and is actively being used across Canada to help thousands of citizens every day.

Open Source Software

The Open Source CIOC Software and Data Suite supports information and referral services, volunteer matching, human services and business directories, and even tools for community collaboration on software development and classification systems.

Explore the opencioc.org website to learn more about CIOC Software products, the history of the Open CIOC project, current project status, information about using the software and becoming a contributor, and more.

Hosting & Support

Technical services for CIOC members using the CIOC hosting environment are provided by KCL Software Solutions Inc.

CIOC Members seeking technical support information should visit the Support Portal. If you need information on costs and billing details for hosting services, CIOC software changes, or other support not covered by your support plan, you can contact KCL directly.

CIOC Organization

If you need to contact the organization about our Board of Directors or other operating information, please use the provided form. Note that the CIOC Board does not provide technical support or information about the software.

Although CIOC Membership is not required to use CIOC Software products, limited new memberships are available to organizations that wish to belong to the CIOC hosting co-operative. Membership applications are facilitated through KCL Software Solutions Inc.