Digital Service Squad Grant Award Announcements

We are pleased to share the following Digital Service Squad Grant announcements and launches that took place in August:

  1. Walkerton BIA
  2. City of Barrie
  3. Town of Oakville
  4. Markham Village BIA / Unionville BIA
  5. City of Mississauga
  6. Kawartha Lakes’ Economic Development
  7. Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre
  8. Alliston BIA
  9. Downtown Guelph BIA
  10. Downtown Georgetown BIA


Planning to launch Digital Main Street or announce a Digital Service Squad?

Remember to please contact with the details so we can help you through the process which requires liaison with OMAFRA through our communications agency, Brand Clarity.

Digital Transformation Grant Spotlight: Women on the Move

Helping women entrepreneurs scale their business to $1 million in annual revenue is the prime mission of Heather Gamble’s Toronto company, Women on the Move.
Learn about the ways in which she is expanding her communications through the Digital Main Street Transformation Grant.
Here’s her story by Gord McIntosh – 10,000 women making $1M each: Important mission goes digital

Campaign-in-a-Box Update: How to Apply for a Digital Transformation Grant

NEW CIAB tool: 4. How to Apply for a Digital Transformation Grant Detailed Guide.

This detailed PowerPoint walks qualifying main street small businesses through the Digital Transformation Grant application, providing helpful guidance to smooth and speed the process.
Please share it with your members.

Apply for a Grant – Almost 30% of the Funding Has Been Awarded!

426 Digital Transformation Grants have been approved so far and the applications are coming in fast! With the busy holiday season ahead, please remind your members to begin their application as soon as possible at

For any questions, please contact

22 Free Training Sessions for the Taking!

Please share the current schedule of free Digital Skills Training:

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