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August 2021

The Digital Service Squad is back … and better than ever!

Norfolk County is delighted to announce that the Digital Service Squad (DSS) program has received another round of funding through partnerships with the Ontario Government, FedDev, and Digital Main Street. This popular initiative, which ran from January to June 2021, saw Digital Squad members connecting with almost 500 local businesses across Norfolk.

The DSS conducted FREE digital assessments and provided tangible insight and advice to Norfolk County businesses regarding their digital strategies. For some businesses, the Digital Squad helped fine-tune social media settings and for others, would help search out digital solutions like e-commerce, POS integration, or digital record keeping. DSS Members were also armed with 360° cameras to take interior and exterior pictures for social media.

Along with the return of the Digital Squads, Digital Main Street has also announced the launch of the Digital Transformation Grant 3.0. This $2500 grant will be offered to a maximum of 3000 eligible businesses across Ontario. The funds from this grant are to be used to help businesses achieve their digital goals. The application window is now open and submissions are being reviewed. All interested Norfolk County businesses owners are encouraged to apply as soon as possible- as the deadline for applications is October 31, 2021. Check out the video below for more information on how to apply and to find out if your business is eligible.

Digital Main Street has also extended its ShopHERE program. This amazing opportunity creates online stores for independent small businesses and artists at no cost.

For more information about the Transformation Grant and the ShopHERE program visit

Would you like to book a FREE consultation? Email the Digital Service Squad. 

Digital Transformation Grant 3.0 How to Apply:


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The ShopHERE program creates online stores for independent small businesses and artists at no cost.



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