Canadian Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)
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You may be eligible for the boost your business technology grant for up to $15,000 for advisory services, to help develop a digital adoption plan. In addition, the Canadian Government is offering a potential loan of up to $100,000 interest free to implement the digital action plan. The government is also providing salary support for youth workers to help implement the digital adoption plan. The two main requirements are that you have less than 500 employees and that your revenue was over $500,000 in ONE of the last 3 years.
What Do You Get from the CDAP Program
There are three main benefits for eligible SME’s (Small-Medium Businesses) that are approved for the program.
A Written Digital Adoption Plan
The Government of Canada will reimburse you for 90% of the cost of a digital advisor to help you craft a plan, up to $15,000.
Get up to $100,000 Interest Free Loan
A 0% BDC loan to implement your digital plan.
Access to Youth Placement
Access to youth placement for SME’s to undertake the digital transformation.
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If you have questions or want to talk to a digital advisor, schedule a call with us and we’ll be happy to explain the program in more detail or answer any questions you may have.
How to Qualify for the CDAP Program
Qualification is easy, the Canadian Government provides and online form. Here are they key qualification requirements for the CDAP Program.
Canadian Corporation or Sole Proprietor
You must be a federally or provincially incorporated business or be a Canadian resident sole proprietor.
Privately Owned, For Profit
You must be a privately owned (not public) business that is for profit.
Less than 499 full time Employees
Less than 499 full time employees or equivalent.
At least $500,000 in Revenue
You must have at least $500,000 in revenue in one of the last 3 years, but not more than $100 million.
That’s it! Complete the CDAP assessment tool online to determine your digital maturity level and whether you qualify for the Boost Your Business Technology Grant.
How Do I Apply for the Canadian Digital Adoption Program?
Get started on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s (ISED) website.
Build your digital plan with the help of an ISED-approved partner. iGo Sales and Marketing is one!
Once ISED validates the plan, submit your invoices to the government to receive up to $15,000 to cover your eligible advisory fees.
Once your plan is approved, use the personalized link in your email to apply for a loan of up to $100,000 from BDC.
Why Choose iGo Sales and Marketing as Your Digital Advisor?
Leverage Our Expertise to Drive Your Revenue
While you are free to hire any approved Digital Advisor, iGo Sales and Marketing has specific expertise in Digital Marketing, ecommerce, SEO, Marketing Automation and Sales Automation. We’ve helped clients implement flexible, low cost, open source technologies to drive their websites, CRM and Marketing Automation systems. Our focus for your digital transformation plan would be squarely on driving revenue and efficiencies in your sales and marketing systems through automation.
Frequently Asked Questions about the CDAP Program
If you’re ready to begin the CDAP Program but have questions, we’ve put together some frequently asked questions to help you better understand the key points of the Canadian Digital Adoption Program. If you have further questions, feel free to contact us, we’re here to help!
1. Canadian incorporated or a Canadian resident sole proprietor.
2. Privately owned, for profit business.
3. Less than 500 full time employees or equivalent.
4. At least $500,000 in revenue, but no more than $100 million.
1. Executive Summary
2. Current state analysis
3. Digital adoption analysis and recommendations
4. Implementation roadmap.
Fees, commissions and charges by approved CDAP Digital Advisors for the production of a Digital Adoption Plan.
Applicable federal and/or provincial sales taxes applied to the fees and commissions charged by approved CDAP Digital Advisors and only for the purpose of producing a Digital Adoption Plan.
Also, the grant does not include implementation of the plan, only the plan itself.
However, these costs would likely be eligible for the $100,000 interest free loan.