Canada Digital Adoption Program

The Government of Canada is investing $4 billion over 4 years into automation for small and medium businesses by providing:

  • Up to $15,000 to develop a Digital Adoption Plan
  • Up to $100,000 in 0% interest loan funding from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to implement your plan
  • Up to $7,300 to hire a skilled youth to implement the technologies

Summit Fleet digital strategy

“We now have a clear understanding of where we are today, where we’re going, and how we’re going to get there.”

See how Summit Fleet consolidated systems, reduced silos, and removed spreadsheetsreducing manual effort by up to 50%.

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Benefits of the Canada Digital Adoption Program

The Canada Digital Adoption Program will fund up to 90% of the cost to develop a digital adoption plan, which is designed to help you:  

  • Analyze technology options to determine what you need and what you don’t need
  • Introduce automations to drive efficiency
  • Create reporting dashboards that drive decision-making
  • Leverage system integrations to reduce overhead costs, errors, and rework
  • Set up network security to keep your data safe 
  • Develop or upgrade your website
  • Leverage digital ways to connect with your customers 
  • Move paper, email, and spreadsheet processes to digital processes 
  • Implement or enhance your customer relationship management (CRM) and other software 
  • Integrate systems with your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system 

What your digital strategy will include

Your digital strategy will include:


Current state analysis

A holistic view your business operations and business requirements


Technology audit

Assess the technologies your business needs, what you have, and what’s missing 


Digital options recommendations

A recommendation of which technologies to keep, introduce, and remove 


Implementation roadmap

Recommended approach for introducing these recommendations, including order of execution, projected timelines


Cost estimates

Projected costs to implement each recommended solution (including licensing and configuration)


Skills requirements

Analysis of the skills you will need to implement and maintain the recommendations included in your digital adoption plan

How Creative Sparq can help you


We’ll help you determine if your business is eligible to receive the grant


We’ll help complete and review your application for the grant

Digital adoption plan

We’ll build your custom strategy to achieve your business goals

Optional: Apply for BDC 0% interest loan

We'll help you apply for a loan of up to $100,000 to pay for the implementation of your digital strategy

Are you eligible?

The program is available to businesses that are:

  • Privately-owned
  • For-profit
  • Canadian (not a majority or wholly owned subsidiary)
  • Between 1-499 employees
  • Between $500,000 and $100,000,000 annual revenues in one of the previous 3 tax years

Complete this quick, 5-question CDAP grant assessment tool to confirm eligibility.

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