Grants for Canadian Businesses

Grow your business with Government Grants

Are you a Canadian 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.

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.

Please see below a selection of the Grants we are currently working with business owners on.  We will continue to add to this page as we expand this initiative.

Canadian Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)

The Federal Government announced this program in March.  Grants of $2400 to $15,000 for business owners across Canada with at least one employee.  You can preregister for this program, they advise applications will open "anytime".

R.A.I.S.E. Racialized and Indigenous Support

This grant program is now open in Ontario.  Eligible business owners may qualify for up to $10,000 in grants to start or grow their business. May be a home based business.

Local Business Accelerator Program

65 Ontario Communities are running this program through My Main Street.  Your business may qualify for up to $10,000 if you are located in or planning to move to a Main Street / downtown area.

Digital Main Street Digital Transformation Grant 4.0

Digital Main Street will be launching / relaunching this grant program on June 1st 2022.  $2500 towards digital improvements for your business.

Not Sure Where to Start?

If you are overwhelmed by all of this information and not sure where to start, you can book a discovery call with one of our team we would be happy to help you navigate these grants and explore how to best allocate funding to meet your business goals.