Getting your CDAP Grant for $15000 in Canada

Update as of March 2024: This Stream 2 CDAP program has officially been closed in Canada, but Stream 1 for $2400 is still open. Please read more about this incredible CDAP program and check in with us if you have any questions.

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the digital landscape? We get it; we hear it all of the time from our clients. Let’s talk about the Boost Your Business Technology Stream. This program can be a game-changer for your business, covering up to 90% of your Digital Adoption Plan’s cost, up to $15,000.

Grab a double-double and listen up. This is real. With our guidance, you can not only secure this grant but also potentially qualify for an interest-free loan from the Business Development Bank of Canada, up to $100,000. Plus, a youth placement wage subsidy is available, up to $7,300.

We’re not just approved advisors; we’re Canadian entrepreneurs like you, committed to helping you succeed in the digital age. Ready to get started?

Eligibility Criteria

Ensuring your business meets the eligibility criteria for the Canadian Digital Adoption Plan (CDAP) grant is crucial. To qualify, you must be a for-profit small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) with 1-499 employees. The eligibility criteria are shown in the image below:


Application Process

The CDAP application process contains a few key steps:

    1. Complete the Digital Needs Assessment, which contains approximately 40 multiple-choice questions to evaluate your business’s digital capabilities.
    2. Have your assessment reviewed for grant approval.
    3. Consult a Digital Advisor to craft a tailored proposal for your digital adoption plan.
    4. Collaborate on finalizing the plan, ensuring it covers all necessary aspects from research to implementation.

With some perseverance and by collaborating with experts, you’ll be on the path to securing funds and enhancing your digital presence.


Discovery Call

When you book a call with a Digital Advisor, they will guide you through the proposal review process, offering invaluable needs assessment tips and collaboration techniques to help you understand the digital landscape in the context of your Canadian business.

Discovery Call

During these engaging discussions, the Digital Advisors will not only break down the benefits they can offer for your business but also listen intently to understand your company’s specific needs and goals.

We’ve seen how these calls are essential to ensure that the $15,000 Canadian Digital Adoption CDAP Grant works its magic for your SME. Together, we’ll explore how technology can propel you toward your goals in the Canadian business landscape.

Proposal Acceptance

After our discovery call, we will offer a customized proposal that meets your needs and goals. This is where the real magic happens! We understand that negotiating terms and going through the proposal review can be daunting, but rest assured, we’re here to support you every step of the way. Together, we’ll go over all aspects of the agreement to ensure it fits perfectly with your vision for digital growth in your business. The approval process will feel like a breeze as we openly discuss any concerns or questions you may have. Contract signing is just another exciting milestone in our partnership, leading us one step closer to achieving your goals! Confirming the agreement begins your journey to secure the $15,000 Canadian Digital Adoption CDAP Grant. As Canadians, we have a shared goal of achieving success while focusing on our region. Helping local businesses thrive in the digital age is a rewarding experience. Let us work together to create a sense of community among our growing community of tech-savvy entrepreneurs.

Plan Development

With your agreement in place, we’ll start by revisiting your Digital Needs Assessment and diving into a thorough collaboration process between our experts and your team. Through close communication and sharing relatable anecdotes, we’ll ensure that each aspect of the plan is designed with a regional focus, addressing the specific needs of Canadian SMEs like yours.
As we work together, we’ll review your digital assets to find areas to improve. We’ll also research the latest solutions in today’s rapidly changing market. To help you understand the process, we’ve created a table to show you the steps involved in the CDAP.

Asset AuditIdentify areas for improvement & optimize assets
Research SolutionsExplore potential technologies & vendors
ImplementationCreate a roadmap for seamless execution
Final PlanDeliver a comprehensive Digital Adoption Plan

By taking these steps with us, you can be confident that your journey will lead to successful digital adoption and foster a sense of belonging within the changing digital marketplace. So, let’s start creating an implementation roadmap that paves the way toward reaching new heights in your industry!

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Reimbursement Submission

After all that hard work and collaboration, it’s time to submit your completed plan for reimbursement, knowing you’re well on your way to embracing the digital world and thriving in it.

The reimbursement process can initially seem overwhelming, but we are here to assist you. To ensure a smooth experience, ensure you have all the required documentation handy before submitting your request. This includes invoices for services provided by us and any other necessary paperwork.

It’s important to be patient when waiting for reimbursement. Although we all want the funds in our accounts quickly, it can take a few weeks. The reimbursement calculation is based on 90% of your total investment in developing your digital adoption plan, up to a maximum of $15,000. That means more money stays in your pocket while you grow your business online!

Once everything is reviewed and approved, the disbursement method will be determined – direct deposit or cheque are both options on the table.

We understand that waiting for the grant money can be stressful, but we assure you that the benefits will be worth it. Relax and celebrate your Canadian business’s digital adoption progress!

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BDC Loan Option

Interest-Free Loan Highlights
This BDC loan helps businesses implement digital adoption plans with:

  1. Loan amounts from $25,000 to $100,000 based on your revenue
  2. 5-year term and 12-month capital postponement period
  3. Interest-free funds to ease cash flow management
  4. Eligibility if you have a completed CDAP plan

The loan is designed to support Canadian businesses in navigating today’s digital landscape competitively. Let us guide you through getting to the step where you can begin applying with BDC and get an interest-free loan.

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Or, you know, you could just visit the CDAP website the old fashion way.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for the Canadian Digital Adoption CDAP Grant if my business is not yet incorporated but meets all other eligibility criteria?

Unfortunately, digital incorporation is a must for the CDAP grant. We totally get the excitement to grow your business, but meeting all grant prerequisites ensures a fair shot for everyone. Hang in there!

What if my business does not meet the annual revenue standards but still falls within the SME category? Are there any exceptions to the eligibility criteria?

While there aren’t specific criteria exceptions, we’ve seen some eligibility flexibility for SMEs with unique cases. Let’s chat about revenue alternatives and SME adjustments to explore grant qualifications together.

Are there any restrictions on the types of digital solutions or vendors that can be included in the digital adoption plan?

There aren’t many digital solution limitations or vendor restrictions, but unqualified vendors and solution integration challenges can arise. Our vendor selection process ensures we pick the best fit for your unique needs.


We’re excited for you to seize this amazing opportunity and transform your business with the CDAP grant. Imagine the possibilities – taking your digital presence to new heights, connecting with customers like never before, and flourishing in today’s competitive landscape.

Don’t let this chance slip away. Together, we can work towards a brighter digital future for your business. Contact us and begin securing that $15,000 grant and building your digital adoption plan!