Canadian Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)

What is the CDAP?

The Canadian Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) was designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) adopt digital technologies to realize their full potential. Through grants, advisory services and loans, this program will help up to 160,000 SMEs via two funding options.

Canadian Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)

The Government of Canada introduces Canada's digital adoption program.
Do you want to learn more about the grant to help you make a digital shift and grow your online presence?

What is the CDAP?

Deal with a skilled and qualified advisor. You can choose from a wide variety of advisors, in both English and French. 

Adopt digital tools to help your business stay competitive and expand.

Assess your digital needs to better understand the tools and softwares that could be useful to you.
Obtain a grant of up to $15,000 to cover up to 90% of the costs associated with creating a digital adoption plan.
Have the opportunity to obtain a 0% loan from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) of up to $100,000 to facilitate the acquisition of new technologies.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible for the Boost your Business Technology program, SMEs must:
Be provincially or federally incorporated, or be a sole owner living in Canada.
Have achieved annual revenues ranging from $500,000 and $100 million during one of the last three fiscal years.
Be a private, for-profit company.

Include between 1 and 499 employees.

Partner of the Canadian Digital Adoption Program

Poster of the Canadian Government for the grant to help digitize the operations of SMEs and to assist in the purchase of new e-commerce tools.

Tooly!

Your digital advisor

Tooly is now part of the CDAP digital advisors pool and can help you develop a digital adoption plan through which you can obtain a grant. We are certified for the Boost your Business Technology funding option, which is designed for small and medium-sized businesses that want to improve their competitiveness in the digital marketplace.

Why choose Tooly

We ourselves are a small business specialized in digital transformation. We focus on softwares evaluation, selection, integration and training. We mainly help services companies who have between 1 and 150 employees. We like to recommend the best softwares to SMEs according to their needs and help them achieve their goals, because the human aspect is always at the heart of our work!
Poster of the Canadian Government for the grant to help digitize the operations of SMEs and to assist in the purchase of new e-commerce tools.
Do you want to learn more about the grant to help you make a digital shift and grow your online presence?

Frequently asked questions

You will first have to complete a questionnaire, that takes about 30 minutes, to assess your company's digital maturity, and then you will know immediately if you are accepted into the Program or not. If you are, you will be able to choose your digital advisor, with whom you will develop a digital plan that will be sent to the government. You will then receive the grant within 30 days of the approval of your digital plan.

Yes, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria listed above. Your businesses must also all be individually incorporated, i.e. have a unique business number. However, you must submit a separate application for each business.

No, in order to apply for the CDAP, you must have achieved at least $500,000 in revenues in at least one of the last three fiscal years.

If you have any questions about the eligibility requirements or the submission of the application, you can visit the government's website. If you need assistance after submitting your application, you can contact your digital advisor.