This article provides information about the BC Launch Online Grant program which provides up to $7500 towards taking your business online.
This program is designed to help small businesses in BC launch or improve their e-commerce sites, attract new customers, and expand into new markets. If you are a business registered in BC with fewer than 150 employees and something to sell online, this grant might be for you.
The grant provides 75% of development costs up to $7500. This means a business can get $10,000 of capital investment into their e-commerce initiatives for $2500. It is a great opportunity to remain competitive in a rapidly changing commercial landscape.
The grant can be used to build or enhance an e-commerce site to have some or all of the following features:
- Customer registration and information security features
- Shopping cart and order management capabilities
- Payment processing options including application of appropriate taxes and shipping costs at time of ordering
- Product catalogue, search and inventory status
- Website analytics and reporting capabilities
If you already have an e-commerce site with no more than three of these features, then you
The program requires that the work must be performed by a registered BC company and delivered within twelve weeks. The application intake is open until the grant fund is fully subscribed, and awarded on a first-come-first-served basis.
Flightdeck Media is a BC-registered company with 20+ years experience in e-commerce development and efficient turnaround on projects. We have plenty of experience with WordPress Woocommerce, Shopify, BigCommerce. We also can help with custom e-commerce solutions for your unique needs.
You can find out more about the BC Launch Online Grant Program here.
If you are eligible for this grant and have questions about costs and delivery for building or enhancing your website, we are happy to discuss. You can contact Flightdeck Media here: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604 880 4364