Apply For The Grow Your Business Online Grant
As part of the Canada Digital Adoption Program, the Government of Canada has partnered with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to deliver the Grow Your Business Online grant.
Through this program, small business owners can receive a micro-grant worth up to $2,400 to help get their business online, give their e-commerce presence a boost, or digitalize business operations. Grant recipients must commit to maintaining their digital adoption strategy for at least six months.
In addition, e-commerce advisors will be available to work with grant recipients to help identify their digital needs, provide links to digital resources, help with completing applications, and answering questions on the Grow Your Business Online program.
Eligible applicants must be small businesses, including those led or owned by equity-deserving groups that meet all the following criteria:
•. A for-profit business (including for-profit social enterprises and cooperatives)
•. A registered or incorporated business
•. A consumer-facing business
•. A business that can be accessed by customers or provides in person services to customers
•. A business with a minimum of one employee (other than the business owner)
•. Applicants must provide payroll statements dated no earlier than 4 weeks prior to date of application submission
Applicants must agree to the following:
•. Applicants must commit to maintain the digital adoption strategy for 6 months post intervention
•. Applicants must consent to participating in follow-up surveys, having their information shared with the Government of Canada (ISED and Statistics Canada), and having thename of their business published as a recipient of funding
•. Applicants must be in full compliance with all government laws and regulations
•. One application per registered business
•. Applicants have not received any other public funds for the reimbursement of the specific expenses included in this grant application
To apply, click HERE