Are you eligible

Grow Your Business Online Grant For Canadian Businesses

Get up to $2,400 to grow your business online

Looking to launch a new website? Want to add an online course or a new e-commerce platform?  Need to serve existing customers more effectively and attract new customers using online tools? With a micro-grant of up to $2,400, we can help you adopt new digital technologies.

How it works:

Offered by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada to eligible participants.

STEP 1:

Read the eligibility criteria to make sure the program is right for you.

STEP 2:

Choose your province and then connect with your local service provider.

STEP 3:

Apply for the grant with help from your service provider.

The CDAP Grow Your Business Online grant helps SMEs:

  • get online
  • increase sales
  • adopt security software
  • connect with customers
  • improve social media marketing
  • improve user experience for online customers

According to the website for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

You can get funding through CDAP if your business:

  • is a for-profit business (including for-profit social enterprises and co-operatives)
  • is registered or incorporated
  • is consumer-facing (sells goods and services directly to end consumers)
  • has at least one employee (other than the owner) OR had at least $30,000 in annual revenue in the most recent tax year
  • commits to maintaining a digital adoption strategy for six months
  • agrees to participate in follow-up surveys, share data about the experience, and have its name published as a grant recipient

Your business is not eligible if it is:

  • a corporate chain, franchise or registered charity
  • a representative of a multi-level marketing company
  • a brokerage firm, such as real estate agents, investment advisors, insurance agents, etc.
  • a business that is engaged in online reselling or drop-shipping reliant on third-party suppliers
  • a wholesale or distribution business and manufacturer (unless you sell directly to consumers)

We can help you by providing eligible services to get you online, launch a course, implement a new booking/reservation element or provide on-page SEO services.

Build a Contemporary Website

Using one of our easy-to-use templates, we can launch a new website for you and get you online quickly and economically.

Adding New Functionality

Whether you want to add an e-commerce module to sell your products online, create an online course to add a new way of servicing and clients or adding a booking/reservation system to help streamline how you interact with customers, we can help.

SEO Reports and Implementing SEO Strategies On Your Website

You have a website that looks great, but if you're not getting traffic, we can help implement an SEO strategy to get you seen.  This includes monthly comprehensive reports AND implementing the most important recommendations.

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