Applications Open for the Canada Digital Adoption Program

Date: 21st April 2022

The Department of Canadian Heritage is now accepting applications for the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP).

The CDAP can help get your business online, give your e-commerce presence a boost or help digitalize your business’s operations.

The program offers two grants:

The Grow your Business Online grant helps small businesses take advantage of e-commerce opportunities.

  • You can access a network of e-commerce advisors for advice and support
  • You can get up to $2,400 to buy new e-commerce tools

The Boost Your Business Technology grant helps small and medium-sized businesses adopt new digital technologies.

  • Use a free digital assessment tool to evaluate your own digital readiness
  • Get up $15,000 to consult a digital expert and develop a digital adoption plan for your business
  • Get up to $100,000 in interest-free loans from the Business Development Bank of Canada to implement your digital adoption plan
  • Leverage a subsidized work placement to bring on a recent graduate or student to help with your digital transformation.

Learn more and apply online or consult this one-pager for a breakdown of the CDAP process.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact:

The International Trade Branch
Department of Canadian Heritage
Canada Digital Adoption Program

Telephone (toll-free in Canada): 1-800-328-6189
Telephone (Ottawa): 613-954-5031

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