Digital Main Street

Digital Main Street 2.0

Helping Small Businesses Grow by Adopting Digital Tools & Technologies

The Digital Main Street Campaign-in-a-Box You Can Share

OBIAA has put together some useful tools and handouts to help you promote the NEW Digital Main Street Ontario Grant Program and all the opportunities and benefits to your members, local businesses and other stakeholders.

Read on to see what is in your Campaign-in-a-Box 2.0 and how to use it. We are starting the kit with several digital communications pieces and logos, and a sneak preview of what is to come. 

Remember to keep checking back here; we will be adding new pieces and updating current handouts in the coming weeks and months.

For more information contact:

Marlise Nishikihama, Marketing and Project Manager email [email protected] or call 905-271-7222 / 416-768-7696
Campaign-in-a-Box ComponentsSuggested Use
Add to WebsiteEmail to StakeholdersPost on Social MediaPrintDeliver by hand
or Mail
Digital Main Street Ontario Grants Background Materials – please read
1.Digital Main Street Ontario Grants Expansion Media Release   
2.DMS 2020 Backgrounder 
Digital Transformation Grant (DTG) FAQs and Tools (HOW TO Videos)
3a.Digital Transformation 2020 Grant Program ($2,500) – How to Apply (VIDEO)  
3b.Digital Transformation 2020 Grant Program ($2,500) – Location Eligibility – What is a Main Street (VIDEO)  
3c.Digital Transformation 2020 Grant Program ($2,500) – Location Eligibility – What is a Main Street (VIDEO-captioned)  
4.Digital Transformation 2020 Grant Program ($2,500) FAQ and How to Apply (revised 12/01/2020) 
5.Email Copy about the Digital Transformation Grant for Members (and attach FAQs above)    
6.Social Media Content about Digital Transformation Grant for Members    
DMS Campaign Assets and Promotional Print Piece
7a.Digital Main Street Logo for Web  
7b.Digital Main Street Logo for Print   
7c.Digital Main Street Logo for Print-EPS-Highres   
8a.Postcard for Social    
8b.Postcard for Print   
8c.Postcard with Sticker Back   
8d.Postcard with Mailer Back (print version)   
Digital Service Squad (DSS) Grant FAQs and Tools
9a.Digital Service Squad 2020 Grant Program FAQs (PowerPoint)  
9b.Digital Service Squad 2020 Grant Program FAQs  
9c.Digital Service Squad 2020 Grant Program FAQ Webinar – July 6, 2020   
10.Digital Service Squad Backgrounder 
11.Email copy about Digital Service Squad Services for Businesses (and attach FAQs and Backgrounder, above)    
12.Social Media content about Digital Service Squad Services for Businesses    
13.Sample Authorization Letter about Digital Service Squad Services for Businesses  
14a.Digital Service Squad Sample Job Description 
14b.Digital Service Squad Sample Job Description (editable version) 
Digital Skills Training
15.FREE Digital Skills Workshops and Webinars for Businesses  
16.Digital Skills Workshops Hosting Guide    
Digital Vendors
17.Calling Digital Vendors to Digital Main Street  
Regional Partners
18.Community Futures Ontario: Find a Local Office for more help and/or funding  

Make Sure Your Members Know About Digital Main Street & Campaign-in-a-Box


We’ve put together a virtual Campaign-in-a-Box a set of tools to help you raise awareness of Digital Main Street in your BIA. It’s important that your member businesses know about Digital Main Street and how to get access to the grant funding and tools that are available.

Download Campaign-in-a-Box