Digital Main Street

Digital Main Street – Ontario Grant Programs

The Province of Ontario and the Ontario BIA Association, Digital Main Street is offering a grant to help small main street businesses across Ontario strengthen their digital and online capabilities.

Digital Transformation Grant Program

The Digital Transformation grant provides $2,500 to each qualifying small main street Ontario business to purchase and adopt digital tools and technologies.

To be eligible, you must be a main street business that:

  • Is within the Downtown Kingston BIA, Portsmouth Village or Williamsville area;
  • Is employing 1-99 employees;
  • Is paying commercial property tax (commercially assessed), either directly or through commercial rent;
  • Is a registered business in Ontario and/or is incorporated;
  • Is NOT a business supplying digital services to other businesses (e.g., website design/ development, SEO, programming);
  • Is NOT a franchise;
  • Is NOT a not-for-profit/charitable organization;
  • Is NOT renting office space on a temporary basis (month-to-month);
  • Is NOT a shared workspace such as a hot desk or a dedicated desk; and
  • Is NOT a purely online business

Need Help Applying For A Digital Main Street Grant?

Complete the form below and one of our Business Development Officers will contact you. 

Workshops + EventsView All

Nov 12

Focused on understanding cash flow and on sources and types of capital.

Nov 13

The event will include a brief information session about the program as well as the opportunity to connect with the founder Alan Rottenberg.

Nov 14

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Nov 19

A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business.

Nov 20

Participants will learn about the risks and benefits of succession planning.

Nov 21

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.