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Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)

Up To $15,000

Small Business Digital Strategy Grant

Qualify If You Have Over $500K In Sales

Loan amount

Up to $100,000*

Interest rate

0% interest


5 years

2 Minute Pre-Qualification

After you pre-qualify, our grant specialists will help guide you step-by-step through the simple 20 minute application process for the $15,000 grant.

Pre-Qualification is an assessment of your business requirements and the minimums to be considered for the $15,000 grant. Upon acceptance and completion of an official digital strategy by Catalyst Strategies, you can apply for the zero-interest loan.

What is CDAP?

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP), by the Government of Canada, helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) adopt digital technologies to increase their competitiveness. Eligible businesses will receive a grant of up to $15,000 to build their digital plan, followed by a 0% loan of up to $100,000 to implement it.

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How Does It Work?

First, find out if your business is eligible for our program. Within the CDAP, there are also grants and micro-grants you may qualify for, such as the Boost Your Business Technology grant. Once you’ve submitted an application and are selected, you’ll work with a digital advisor– an expert in e-commerce, digital marketing, SEO, and other strategies who can help you grow your business online. They’ll come up with a digital-based plan for your company and show you how to implement it in order to boost sales/leads and become a solid competitor within the market.

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What Does It Cover?

The loan covers items directly related to the digital plan. Some examples are:

  • Website Upgrades you can build an e-commerce or lead capture component to your strategy.
  • Digital Marketing Double or Triple your website traffic with Google and Facebook prospects.
  • Search Engine Optimization Establish a strong Search Engine presence that will last for years to come.
  • New Technologies Installation
  • Advisory Services on particular aspects of the digital adoption plan
  • Materials & Support Services directly related to onboarding the technology
  • Staff Development on new onboarded technologies

Does Your Business Qualify?

You may qualify for the grant if you meet the Government of Canada’s four key criteria for applicants:

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Why Digital Marketing is So Crucial Right Now

The last decade or so has made it clear: investing in an effective online marketing strategy is one of the smartest things you can do for your company’s success. One major aspect of digital marketing that can set you up for long-lasting growth is SEO (search engine optimization), which aims to get your business found on Google for whatever your customers may be searching for. Mastering SEO takes a lot of research, skill, and trial and error. But once you figure out what best works for your business, your web traffic and leads will increase exponentially.

It’s also crucial to have a strategy for turning those leads into dollars. There’s no absolute right or wrong way to capture leads and convert them into sales, but taking the time to nail down an efficient strategy will change the way your business grows and set you up for the future.

It’s Time to Master Your Online Presence

Canada’s most qualified and recommended digital advisory team focused on small businesses, Catalyst Strategies, is ready to help you grow your business and expand online.

We have experts prepared to advise you in all things digital marketing and e-commerce, who are determined to let your business succeed.

Catalyst Strategies is Here To Help

Catalyst Strategies team is one of Canada Digital Adoption Program’s (CDAP) network of approved partners. We can show you how to digitize your business and achieve your strategic goals. No matter your overall goals – getting new leads, finding out where your customers come from, engaging with potential clients, and etc – we can help you achieve them. Here are the ways that we’ll review, assess, and support your small business.

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Why Choose Catalyst Strategies?

What About E-Commerce?

If your business offers products that could be sold through an online platform, then why haven’t you set up an e-commerce system yet? The answer may be:  because it’s overwhelming, because you haven’t had the time, because you want to get it absolutely right, etc. This is also where our digital advisor comes in. Your expert advisor will show you how to start selling products or services online in an efficient way so that you don’t miss out on any more profits.

To keep your business thriving, and to keep loyal customers while attracting new ones, you need a good digital strategy. Canada wants to help its small businesses develop that strategy at no cost to you. Find out if you qualify for the CDAP as well as any additional grants today and get started on growing your digital presence. Boost your sales and outlast your competition just by expanding online.

Execute Your New Strategies

Once we have a plan and strategy for you moving forward, you’ll continue to work with our team to be sure that these digital methods are executed well. You’ll begin a transformative journey for your business, and our skilled advisors can support that journey and check in with your progress as you go.

We have many resources and skills to offer your small or medium-sized business.  With Catalyst Strategies, you’ll be paired with experts who are determined to watch you succeed. 

Business Relief Program

Many Canadian businesses have struggled with bringing their company into the modern digital age and standing out in a highly-saturated, competitive market. That’s where the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) comes in.

Introduced in 2021 and still in operation today, the government-funded $4 billion program aims to help businesses build an online presence and grow their sales and leads. If you’ve been wanting to get into digital marketing or e-commerce but don’t know where to start, or your business is struggling to rise above the competition, this program may be an incredible opportunity.