Grants available to help Small Businesses Go Digital

Published on July 13, 2020

$57 Million Investment in Digital Main Street Will Help Businesses Reopen, Recover and Grow Long after COVID-19

As part of our government's efforts to help small businesses and assist in their recovery, on June 11th, 2020 Small Business Minister Prabmeet Sarkaria in partnership with the federal government, launched the $57-million Digital Main Street initiative. The initiative is aiding up to 22,900 small businesses to create, launch and enhance their online presence and expand their reach to new customers in and beyond Ontario. The program also will generate jobs for 1,400 students who will assist small businesses in their efforts.

Small businesses can NOW apply for grants up to $2500 each to assist them in building and enhancing their small business’ online presence

The funding may be used by small businesses to support eligible costs to help implement their Digital Transformation Plan.

Please find more details about the programs at:

Digital Transformation Grant ($2500) : https://digitalmainstreet.ca/marketing-new-economy/

Digital Service Squad: https://digitalmainstreet.ca/digital-service-squad-grant-2-0/

Details about the announcement at https://news.ontario.ca/medg/en/2020/06/ontario-and-canada-helping-small-businesses-go-digital.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=o