$5,000 Website Development Grant Available for Small Businesses
To offset the costs as a direct result of COVID-19.
$5000 grant for website updates or e-commerce, during COVID-19
Canada United Small Business Relief Fund
The Canadian government recognizes that some businesses are experiencing difficulty during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Federal Government, RBC, and Canada United are partnering to offer a grant of up to $5000 to offset the costs of having to increase your online presence and website related expenses. The grant is through Canada United and is managed by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. If this is something that applies to your business, you can go to the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund Website to apply. There are some guidelines for what is eligible but if you qualify it's a great opportunity to strengthen your online business!
For more information, download this Canada United Program Guidelines pdf.
Did COVID-19 force you to change how you do business? Update your current website or set up a new one, add e-commerce, or move your products or services online? How about having someone manage your social media to attract customers in a new way? Businesses need to get creative in this unusually, difficult situation, to survive, when customers aren't going out like before.