Federal Grant Program

The Federal Government is currently launching a program for businesses to either build a new website, transform an existing one or to sell products and services online. 
Your business could be eligible to receive a microgrant of up to $2400.00 to create a new online presence or transform an existing one. 
The criteria are:
  • Is a for-profit business (including for-profit social enterprises and co-operatives)
  • Is a registered or incorporated business
  • Is a consumer-facing business
  • Can be accessed by consumers or provides in-person services to consumers
  • Has at least one employee
  • Must commit to maintaining digital adoption strategy for six months after participation in the program
  • Must consent to participating in follow-up surveys, sharing information with the Government of Canada (ISED and Statistics Canada), and having the name of the business published as a recipient of funding
The following types of small businesses are ineligible:
  • Corporate chains, franchises or registered charities
  • Representatives of multi-level marketing companies
  • Real estate brokerages
For more information, visit: https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/152.nsf/eng/00011.html