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Digital Programs

Are you looking to expand your business online?

Businesses can receive up to up to $12,700 in Yellowknife/Ndilǫ, Fort Smith, Hay River and Inuvik, and up to $15,100 in all other NT communities to support new digital technologies through two programs – the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) and the Accelerate Digital Adoption Projects for Tomorrow Fund (ADAPT) Fund.

Funding from these programs can be used for:

  • Website development – creating a new website or upgrading an existing site
  • Adopting an e-commerce platform or solution 
  • Setting up online payments 
  • Setting up a digital inventory tracking and/or sales system

View the eligibility requirements for each program in the chart below:

Eligibility Requirements



Business is registered and/or incorporated in the NWT

Is a for-profit business (including for-profit social enterprises and co-operatives)

Business has at least one employee (other than the owner) or meet minimum gross revenue level in most recent tax year

At least $30,000 in annual gross revenues

At least $10,000 in annual gross revenues

Business is accessible by consumers and/or provide some goods or services directly to consumers

Business commits to maintaining a digital adoption strategy for 6 months after receiving program funding