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Launch Online Grant program to Accelerate your Business

WHAT IS LAUNCH ONLINE GRANT PROGRAM?

The Launch Online Grant program provides funding to B.C. based business to create an online shop or an online booking system and/or improve their existing online operations 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.

Update

  • Additional grant funding and expanded eligibility criteria announced for the Launch Online Grant program.
  • The B.C. government has invested an additional $30 million to help BC businesses to move their business online. There is now $42 million of grant funding in place to help small and medium-size businesses across B.C. move their business model online.
  • Grant eligibility criteria has been expanded. Businesses that want to enhance or build an online booking system are now eligible to apply. The original eligibility criteria for businesses that want to enhance or build an online shop remains in place.

How this grant can be useful for your business

You can build or upgrade your e-commerce or booking capabilities And enhance your online marketing

You can pay for:

  • E-commerce platform subscription (up to 1 year)
  • Online advertising (up to 1 year)
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Creating banners and other embedded advertising

You can pay Service provider costs like:

  • Built online shop and/or online booking system
  • Web/Digital marketing content writing
  • Developing an online inventory of goods, products and services
  • Pictures (including hiring a photographer), stock photos or related graphics needed

Do you qualify?

To Qualify — Your Business:

  • Must have a website… at least one page of your website should be live. we will create for you if you don’t already have, we will make sure in place BEFORE applying for the grant.
  • Minimum revenue $30,000 in 2020 or 2019 is must.
  • Either currently does not have an online store or booking system, or has one that needs considerable improvement.
  • Is owned by a BC resident or residents.
  • Is currently operating.
  • Pays taxes in BC.
  • Sole or primary operations are in BC.
  • Has a federal business number and GST number
  • Where applicable has a PST number and Work Safe BC number.

What we can do for You (No Cost - No Obligation)

When you choose to work with Solution2Design and would like to apply for Launch Online Govt. Grant, we can do the following:

  • With your consultation, identify your eligibility (Many people think they don’t qualify whereas they Do.
  • Evaluate your site for a. What components are needed to be built or upgrade (E-Commerce or Booking system) b. Current Marketing status c. Current Social Media Status d. Look and feel
  • Identify and discuss IF there is any Red Flags regarding your site
  • We’ll give you a brief assessment of areas you can improve to increase your sales.
  • Consult with you on your online marketing needs (We’ll talk to you about what you are thinking and offer our feedback)
  • Let you know which of your needs qualify for Launch Online Grant – Than we’ll focus on work eligible for funding. 
  • Prepare detailed proposal with complete details How and What we’ll do and within what frame along with the Cost.
  • Prepare Answers for the section 29, Where you must write few technical things. The document we’ll prepare for you will have the exact researched answer about your business. (We don’t do cookie cutter. Every proposal is tailored for your business only.
  • We’ll be with you at each step of this Journey
  • For all this Leg work any other company could charge you hundreds of dollars BUT we can do it all for FREE

Let’s Apply Today! Tell us a little about your company.