Small and medium-sized businesses are vital to British Columbia’s economy. As part of StrongerBC, B.C.’s Economic Recovery Plan the Launch Online Grant program will invest up to $12 million to help small- and medium-sized businesses throughout B.C. move their business model online.
The Launch Online Grant program provides funding to B.C.-based businesses to create an online shop and/or improve their e-commerce experience to attract new local customers and expand to new markets. The grant will pay for up to 75% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $7,500 per business.
The program supports a rapid response for businesses and is accepting applications from businesses ready to start and finish their online shop within 12 weeks.
- Up-to 25% of funds will be reserved for Indigenous businesses and businesses operating outside of the lower mainland and greater Victoria.
- The funds must be used to hire B.C.-based company(ies) to do the online store development.
Offered on a first-come, first-served basis until funding is gone or closes on March 31, 2021.
Learn more: https://launchonline.ca/