Digital Mainstreet Grants and Resources
If you are a business looking to start or expand your online presence, then be sure to check out the Digital Mainstreet website! Even if you are not eligible for some or any of their programs and grants, they provide great resources and educational tools.
"As part of a partnership between the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario, Digital Main Street is proud to announce three new programs to support businesses across Ontario.":
DMS shopHERE powered by Google:
This program includes, a custom online store with assistance with set up and launching, support, training ad support, as well as free tools.
Click HERE to learn more
DMS Future Proof (not open yet):
"Building on valuable COVID-19 support measures from the federal government, and layering niche, added-value on to existing main street business programs and services this new program will help ‘future proof’ our small business drive our recovery. It will ensure main street firms are well equipped to maintain clients, jobs and revenue in any economic storm, and continue to operate and grow in any climate."
DMS Ontario Grants
Digital Transformation Grant Program: "will provide Digital Transformation training and guidance and provide the opportunity for main street businesses to apply for a grant of up to $2,500." Learn more here!
Digital Service Squad Grant Program: "The Digital Service Squad Grant Program will provide training, advisory support and a grant to support the Digital Service Squads across Ontario." Learn more here!
Be sure to check out their Resources and Tools pages to get access to free resources to support your digital business.