Learn how to take advantage of the

BC Launch Online Business Grant

with Trena Digital

Nico Aguirre

Web & Digital Marketing Specialist

Top 30 Under 30, BC Business

778-242-8766

Up to $7,500 of FREE Money!

We are here to work with you to navigate the process. So if you’ve been dreaming of taking your business online, but just needed a bit of a nudge, here it is!

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Trena Digital will help you develop a grant proposal that lays out the estimated fund allocation.

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Trena Digital will support you in completing the online application to demonstrate your eligibility.

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Find out whether your grant was accepted. In the meantime we’ll start planning your new website.

What is it?

Launch Online is a grant program targeted at small to medium-sized businesses located in British Columbia.

Alacrity Canada together with Stronger BC are committed to investing up to $12 million in their efforts to stimulate the BC economy through online e-commerce websites.

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What can I use it for?

The Launch Online Grant program provides up to 75% of the cost of a new or improved ecommerce website, up to a maximum of $7,500 per business. The following expenses are eligible:

  • Website & platform development costs
  • Copy and online content writing
  • Inventory development
  • Photography & videography purchases
  • Ecommerce platform subscription (up to 1 year)
  • Online advertising including banner and embedded advertising

In order to be eligible, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Your business is owned, operated, and registered in BC and owned by a BC resident(s)
  • Your business must be registered and currently operating
  • Your business had more than $30,000 in revenue in 2019
  • Your business has repeatable products (goods), or individual items that have slight differences (jewellery or artists) OR you offer a service that relies on set booking/reservation times.
  • Your business does not have an online store, or has an online store with limited functionality

In addition to meeting the above criteria, you’ll also be asked to provide the following:

  • Current year balance or past fiscal year statement
  • Business number
  • PST and WorkSafeBC registrations
  • Income Tax Return for the past year
  • BC Business registration number and official registered name

Have you already applied and are not sure what to do next?

If you have already applied and or received your grant, then it is required for you to have any registered BC Service Provider (like us!) do the work. Trena Digital can help you plan and build your business within the 12 week deadline.

Call us to learn more!

Learn how to take advantage of the

BC Launch Online Business Grant

with Trena Digital

"The team at Trena Digital is fabulous. They helped us unlock our potential online and offline. We have experienced year on year growth due to their progressive approach."

Felipe Freig, CEO

Versa Homes, Langley, BC

Nico Aguirre

Web & Digital Marketing Specialist

Top 30 Under 30, BC Business

778-242-8766