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Canada Digital Adoption Plan Advisors – DriveTraffic

The CDAP grant assists Canadian businesses to give their e-commerce presence a boost with the help of an ecommerce advisor (DriveTraffic) and a grant.

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) assists small and medium-sized Canadian businesses to adopt new digital tools to get their business online, give their e-commerce presence a boost or digitize operations.

There are two streams to this program (based on reported revenue) and DriveTraffic is an approved Digital Advisor to assist clients in either stream.

Revenue GREATER THAN $30,000 per year

Grow Your Business Online Grant

Maximum Grant Value = $2,400 CAD

Additional Grant Requirements:
  • (NEW) Canadian business which reported at least $30,000 in annual revenue in the most recent tax year
OR
  • Has at least one employee (other than the owner)

Canada Digital Adoption Program Application Process:

Book a call with approved advisor Darlene Moore to confirm your eligibility and apply for the grant.

Revenue GREATER THAN $500,000 per year

Boost Your Business Technology Grant

Maximum Grant Value = $15,000 CAD

Additional Grant Requirements:

  • Canadian business which reported at least $500K in annual revenue during one of the past three years

Canada Digital Adoption Program Application Process:

  1. Apply
  2. Review the Program Guide
  3. Work with DriveTraffic to create your roadmap
  4. Submit your roadmap to ISED
  5. Collect your grant $$

Work with DriveTraffic to implement your technology

Canada Digital Adoption Program Eligibility

All businesses applying for either grant must be a:

  • for-profit business (including for-profit social enterprises and co-operatives)
  • registered or incorporated business
  • consumer-facing business

Examples of Ineligible Businesses:

  • Corporate chains, franchises or registered charities
  • Representatives of multi-level marketing companies
  • Real estate brokerages
  • Resellers or drop-shipping businesses reliant on third-party suppliers
  • Wholesale or distribution business and manufacturers who do not sell direct to customers

How to Use Your CDAP Grant Money

Eligible costs must be directly tied to the sale of goods and services online; here are some examples:

  • Development of a new e-commerce website or add functionality to your existing site (e.g. online reservation/booking tools, online ordering systems, electronic payments)
    • Redesign of an existing site is not eligible unless increased functionality is being added
  • Installation an e-commerce platform (including subscription fees/costs)
  • Hiring a consultant to develop digital marketing for your e-commerce store
  • Website search optimization and social media advertising
    • such uses must be tied to an overall e-commerce implementation plan and not a standalone item
  • Track and manage inventory and sales, market to customers, offer discounts, maintain a loyalty program, or increase cyber security using e-commerce software
  • Pay up to 20% of the total cost of hardware and software

Ready to Get Started?

Boost Your Business Technology Grant

I am a Canadian Business that has minimum revenue of $500,000 in one of the past three years.

Grow Your Business Online Grant

I am a Canadian Business that DOES NOT have a minimum revenue of $500,000 per year.