Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and the Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) announced the official launch of Digital Main Street’s Grants Program across Ontario. There are two types of grants that will be available:
- Digital Transformation Grant: There will be 2,000 grants of $2,500 each available to qualifying small “main street” businesses to help them adopt new digital technologies.
- Digital Service Squad Grant: There will be 300 grants of $10,000 each available to qualifying municipal or business groups to develop and implement local squads of digital vendors and experts to directly help small businesses.
Applicants will access the grant process through the Grant Program Portal on the Digital Main Street website at www.digitalmainstreet.ca/ontario