The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)

How Canadians do business has changed. To stay competitive and grow, small and medium-sized businesses need to adopt new digital tools.

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) can help get your business online, give your e-commerce presence a boost or help digitalize your business's operations. CDAP provides funding and support to businesses, as well as training and work opportunities for young Canadians.

The program offers two grant options:

    The Grow your Business Online grant helps small businesses take advantage of e-commerce opportunities, by providing:

  • Access to a network of e-commerce advisors for advice and support
  • 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, by providing:

  • Free digital assessment tool to evaluate your own digital readiness
  • Up to $15,000 to consult a digital advisor and develop a digital adoption plan
  • Up to $100,000 in interest-free loans from BDC to help implement the digital adoption plan
  • Funded work placements for students or recent graduates who can help with digital transformation
$100K Interest Free
$15K Government
$7300 Wage

Apply in four easy steps:


Create your account


Confirm eligibility


Work with a digital advisor


Collect your grant

You’re ready to apply if:

  1. you're an owner or director
  2. your business:
    • is Canadian-owned
    • is for-profit
    • has 1 to 499 employees
    • has had at least $500,000 in annual revenue in 1 of the last 3 years
    • In the past 12 months, the following government grants have not been claimed for the development of digital marketing plan:
      • Programme Audit Industries 4.0
      • Digital Boost 2.0
      • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency: Digital Acceleration Pilot

Visit the Canada Digital Adoption Program website and contact us to learn more about the program and how we can help you.

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