New $2500 Grant for Local Businesses to Bolster Digital Presence

SARNIA, ON: Applications for the $2,500 Digital Transformation Grant 4.0 are now open. This grant will help local small businesses to adopt new technologies and increase their digital presence.

Local brick-and-mortar businesses can leverage this grant to increase their digital marketing, website development or improvements, new software, digital training, and hardware. Some requirements for eligibility include being a brick-and-mortar establishment in Ontario, employing 1-50 employees, and a registered business in Ontario. Additional requirements and application process can be found at

These $2500 grants are administered by the Ontario BIA Association through the Digital Main Street program run locally. Digital Service Advisors Tahreem Fatima and Kaila Bourne are leading this program locally, and business owners who seek additional information or assistance are encouraged to reach out.

“These Digital Transformation Grants are a great program for our Sarnia-Lambton businesses to increase their digital presence and stay current” said Dan Taylor, Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership CEO “It’s exciting to see these businesses given the opportunity to make improvements to set them up for success in future.”

Businesses looking to participate in this program are encouraged to visit or call Tahreem and Kaila at Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership at 519-332-1820

ABOUT Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is the lead economic development agency for the Sarnia-Lambton area. Funded by the County of Lambton, we have a focus on promoting the distinct advantages that Sarnia-Lambton proudly offers companies and residents.


By coordinating community-based economic development initiatives and working to maintain a commercially attractive environment, we foster new business creation, help ensure that established firms remain and grow here, and work to attract growing businesses to the Sarnia-Lambton area. Visit to learn more.


ABOUT Digital Main Street

Digital Main Street is a program that helps businesses achieve digital transformation. The program is built around an online learning platform, structured training programs, and our Digital Service Squad, a team of street-level team members who help businesses grow and manage their operations through technology.

Digital Main Street was created by the Toronto Association on Business Improvement Areas (TABIA) with direct support from the City of Toronto. DMS is also supported by a group of strategic business partners, including Google, Mastercard, Shopify, Microsoft, Facebook, Intuit QuickBooks, and Square.



Travis Kelly

Marketing & Communications

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership


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