What is the Digital Service Squad Grant Program

The Digital Service Squad focuses on creating local Service Squads to provide one-on-one assistance to eligible small businesses across Alberta with their adoption of technology. The Grants are administered by Business Link to business support organizations throughout Alberta. Businesses can apply directly through those organizations by visiting the Business Link DSS page.

 

Program Partners

Who is eligible for the Digital Service Squad Grant (DSSG)?

DSSG is open to applicants that meet the following requirements:

  • Non-profit stakeholder organizations, which may include Municipalities, Economic Development Agencies, Business Improvement Areas (BIA), Chambers of Commerce, Indigenous Communities, or Community Futures that work with small businesses in Alberta

 

Note: Preference will be given to applicants showing partnerships and collaborations that can leverage existing infrastructure and improved economies of scale to deliver better outcomes.

Preference will be given to applicant(s) who intend to hire Youth (Alberta residents under age 30.


PLEASE REVIEW THE DSS GRANT GUIDELINES FOR ADDITIONAL CRITERIA AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Eligible / Ineligible Costs

Eligible Costs Ineligible Costs
  • Advertising / Marketing
  • Web hosting and domains
  • Salaries and wages




Digital Service Squad Grant Application Form

Fill out and submit the application form below to apply for a Digital Service Squad Grant for your community. If you have any questions please contact Business Link.

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