2024 CDAP Grant Application Closed

Alert IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Boost Your Business Technology Grant is ($15,000 grant) now fully subscribed and no longer accepting new applications. If your business is already grant-approved and in need of a CDAP Advisor to support next steps, contact us to either schedule a call or provide an introduction to top CDAP Advisors who will guide you through the CDAP program.  Alternatively, if you’re still in need of an Advisors expertise outside of the CDAP program, we can introduce you to some of the top Canadian Advisors that can support your business in areas of Digital Adoption and Digital Transformation.


How do I apply before the $15,000 grant is fully subscribed and applications are closed?

Visit ISED (Innovation, Science & Economic Development) website below to start your applications. It does not take much time to apply. If you perform the automated verification application, you could be approved for the grant within 1-2 days or less. CDAP has updated the information as of February 16, 2024 that the application process is closing in days. Check the ISED website (see below) for the latest updates.

Step 1: Apply Today

Visit ISED (Innovation, Science & Economic Development) website to start your applications or click the button to start the application process. Scroll down to the “Apply now” button (or “Continue application” to start the process.

Step 2: Book a CDAP Advisor Call

Either before or after your application is submitted, contact us below to connect and schedule you with an approved-CDAP Digital Advisor.

Form: CDAP Closing | I need an Advisor

Frequently Asked Questions

All SME’s and businesses who have an existing valid grant agreement, or who apply before the application intake closes, will continue to be eligible for reimbursement once they submit their claim. You can continue to work with your CDAP Digital Advisor.

BDC will continue to offer its 0% interest loan to eligible businesses beyond Boost Your Business Technology’s closing date.

SME’s can continue to get implementation support through the youth wage subsidy component.

SME’s with an expired grant agreement who have completed a digital adoption plan, or are in the process of completing one, should sign into the portal and re-apply as soon as possible.
If your grant agreement expiry date (9 months from the date you signed the agreement) is soon to expire, you will not be eligible for reimbursement if you submit the claim after their agreement has expired. Therefore, see above to log into your account to reapply ASAP.

What can a CDAP Advisor do for you?

Expert Guidance

A CDAP digital advisor provides the experience, expertise and industry knowledge to navigate the digital landscape and help businesses make informed decisions for digital adoption.

Strategic Planning

A CDAP advisor helps develop a strategic plan driven from a thorough Discovery or research process tailor your business goals, outlining the necessary steps and actions required for successful digital transformation.

Technology Selection

The Canada Digital Adoption Program's advisors will assist you in selecting the right digital technologies and tools that align with your business objectives, enhance operational efficiency and show you how to attain business adoption.

Not applied to CDAP yet?

The application process is straight forward. 

It takes minutes to apply. Your application will then be evaluated and assessed by the relevant authorities, and successful applicants will be notified about the grant approval and further steps to proceed with the digital adoption plan. Remember, to qualify your business must meet the following criteria.

  • Be incorporated federally or provincially, or be a Canadian resident sole proprietor
  • Be a for-profit, privately owned business
  • Have between 1 – 499 full time equivalent employees
  • Have at least $500,000 of annual revenues in one of the previous three tax years