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

There are ONLY 2000 grants available, with the last day to apply being December 31, 2019.

Need Help Applying For A Digital Main Street Grant?

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

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