Digital Transformation Grant 4.0

Digital Transformation Grant 4.0

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Grants for Ontario Businesses

Grants for Ontario Businesses

Are you an Ontario Business owner looking to find ways to grow your business with the assistance of grant funding?  #BecauseWeCare the team at Dufferin Media are constantly investigating ways to help your business find solutions for you to invest in your digital marketing while getting some funding if possible along the way!

Imagine being able to finally update or refresh your website?  Or add e-commerce so you can sell your product anywhere in the World?  Perhaps your goal is to gain more customers from Google searches, or get your business on TikTok?  There are grants available to assist you with the cost of investing in these solutions.

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Dufferin Media Has Experience With Grants

For the past 2 years we have worked with businesses from Ontario and New Brunswick to assist them with the Digital Main St Grant.  We are familiar with navigating the requirements, providing assistance with the application (the plan for digital marketing), and providing the services as outlined in the grant guidelines.

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My Main Street Local Business Accelerator Program

Digital Main Street Digital Transformation Grant

Digital Main Street (DMS) is a program focused on assisting small businesses with their adoption of technologies. The Digital Transformation Grant (DTG) program will provide funding for training, advisory support, and grants to brick-and-mortar small businesses looking increase their capacity through digital transformation.

The grant is administered by the Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA), and is not administered by Digital Main Street.
The portal will be opened in June, 2022 and applications will be accepted until October 31st, 2022.

Participant Requirements

A Digital Transformation Grant is open to any business that meets the following requirements:

Must be a business that:

  • Has a permanent 'brick-and-mortar' establishment in Ontario
  • Is employing 1-50 employees
  • Is NOT a home-based business
  • Is paying commercial property tax (commercially assessed), either directly or through commercial rent
  • Is a registered business in Ontario and/or is incorporated
  • Is open for business/operating at the time of application (not a start up)
  • Is open to the general public for walk-in and onsite purchases of goods and services - NOT A WHOLESALER OR MANUFACTURER
  • Is NOT a business supplying digital services to other businesses (e.g. website design/development, SEO, programming)
  • Is NOT a franchise, including those individually owned and operated
  • Is NOT a not-for-profit/ charitable organization
  • Is NOT renting office space on a temporary basis (month-to-month)
  • Is NOT in a shared workspace such as a hot desk or dedicated desk
  • Is NOT a purely online business
Owned by:

  • An Ontario resident operating a business in Ontario.
  • An individual of 18 years of age or older at the time of application.
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Has completed the Digital Transformation for Main Street program, which includes:

  • The Digital Main Street Assessment
  • Has passed the eligibility quiz
  • The online training
  • Developing a Digital Transformation Plan

What Can The $2,500 Grant Be Used For?

  • digital Main Street eligible costs

For more information and to get started visit: https://digitalmainstreet.ca/digital-transformation-grant-4-0/

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