Canada Digital Adoption Program

What Is CDAP?​​

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) is a government initiative aimed at accelerating the digital transformation of Canadian businesses. Launched to address the growing importance of digitalization in today’s economy, CDAP offers funding and support to help businesses adopt digital technologies and strategies effectively.​

About CDAP How We Can Help How To Apply

Program Goals & Objectives

Promoting Digital Adoption

CDAP’s primary goal is to encourage businesses across various sectors to adopt digital technologies and practices to enhance their competitiveness and growth potential.

Driving Innovation

By facilitating access to funding for digital projects, CDAP seeks to foster innovation within Canadian businesses, enabling them to explore new ideas, products, and services in the digital space.​

Enhancing Digital Literacy

Through educational resources, training programs, and mentorship, CDAP aims to improve digital literacy among businesses, empowering them to leverage technology more effectively.​

Stimulating Economic Growth

CDAP recognizes the crucial role of digitalization in driving economic growth. By supporting businesses in their digital transformation journey, the program aims to contribute to the overall economic prosperity of Canada.​

What CDAP Can Be Used For

Investment in Technology Infrastructure

Web development tools and software licenses necessary for designing and developing websites for clients.​

Development of Digital Solutions

Website design, e-commerce platforms, or digital marketing tools tailored to their specific needs.​

Training and Skills Development

Training programs to enhance skills in areas such as web development, digital marketing and design.

Consulting and Advisory Services

Strategic planning, digital marketing advice, and guidance on implementing effective digital solutions.

Data Analytics and Insights

Data analytical tools and resources to analyze client website performance, track digital marketing campaigns, and provide actionable insights to improve client outcomes.​

Compliance and Regulations

Ensure compliance with digital regulations and standards in the development of websites and digital marketing campaigns, such as data privacy laws and accessibility guidelines.​

Who Is Eligible for CDAP?

There are four qualifying criteria that must be met to apply.

  1. Be incorporated federally or provincially, or be a Canadian resident sole proprietor
  2. Be a for-profit, privately owned business
  3. Have between 1 – 499 full time equivalent employees
  4. Have at least $500,000 of annual revenues in one of the previous three tax years

How Can Hiilite Help?

Your Digital Guide

Imagine having a partner who knows all about the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)—that’s us. We’ll break down the program details, show you if you’re eligible, and even chat about it over coffee (or a call). We make sure you get the full picture, from eligibility to application, with no detail left behind.

Conversations That Matter

Your business is more than just numbers and objectives; it’s your passion. When we sit down to talk, it’s not just business as usual. We dive deep into what you want to achieve, exploring how digital transformation can fuel your growth. We’ll assess where you are digitally and map out how the CDAP can be part of your success story, ensuring that every technological step forward is in sync with your business dreams.

Financial Navigation Made Easy

Planning for the future can be daunting, but not when you have the right partner. We’ll walk you through a clear budget and financial projection for your CDAP project, highlighting how every dollar spent is an investment in your business’s growth. From tech upgrades to training, we outline the potential returns on your investment, making the financial aspect of digital transformation as clear and straightforward as possible.

Paperwork, Simplified

Let’s face it, no one likes paperwork. That’s why we take the load off your shoulders, gathering and organizing all the documents needed for your CDAP application. We handle everything from registrations to financial statements, ensuring your application shines. With us, navigating the paperwork maze becomes a walk in the park, leaving you free to focus on what you do best—running your business.

Ready To Get Started?

How To Apply For CDAP


Review CDAP eligibility criteria and program guidelines to determine if your business qualifies.​
Identify specific digital transformation initiatives or projects that align with CDAP objectives and your business needs.​


Gather necessary documentation, such as business registration information, financial statements, project proposals, and supporting evidence.​

Application Submission

Complete the CDAP application form, providing detailed information about your business, project objectives, budget, timeline, and expected outcomes.​
Submit the application along with the required documentation through the designated application portal or submission process.​

Review and Evaluation

CDAP administrators will review your application to assess its eligibility, feasibility, and alignment with program objectives.​
They may request additional information or clarification if needed during the review process.​

Project Implementation

Once funding is allocated, you can begin implementing the approved digital transformation initiatives outlined in your application.​

Monitoring and Reporting

Throughout the project lifecycle, you will be required to provide regular progress updates, financial reports, and performance metrics to CDAP administrators.​

Closure and Evaluation

Upon completion of the project, submit final reports, financial statements, and any other required documentation to CDAP administrators.​


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