1. Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  2. Financial help and social supports
  3. Digital Assistance Program for Small Business

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Digital Assistance Program for Small Business

The Digital Assistance Program for Small Business connects eligible businesses with digital consultants for services like website development, digital marketing strategies and e-commerce tools, up to a value of $5,000. Small businesses that qualified for the Small Business Impact Grant Part 3 are automatically qualified for the program. Applications from eligible businesses will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

How the program works

The Digital Assistance Program for Small Business connects eligible businesses with digital consultants for services like website development, digital marketing strategies and e-commerce tools, up to a value of $5,000.

Eligibility

Small businesses that qualified for the Small Business Impact Grant Part 3 will be automatically pre-qualified to participate in the Digital Assistance Program. These are businesses that have been directly affected by the public health measures introduced in April 2021.

Eligible businesses include:

  • restaurants offering in-person dining service
  • bars or licensed drinking establishments
  • fitness, recreational and leisure facilities
  • independent retailers with a physical location
  • personal services businesses like hair and nail salons and spas
  • live performing arts

How to apply

Complete the application form.

Applications will be approved on a first-come, first-serve basis until capacity is reached.

Contact

Digital Assistance Program for Small Businesses
DAPSB@digitalnovascotia.com