Guidelines

The Prescott and Russell E-Business Grants Program has been created to help business owners adapt and/or enhance their online sales process by incorporating a sustainable e-commerce solution into their business.

Who Can Apply?

Prescott and Russell business owners who are researching e-commerce platforms to enhance their online business activities may apply for up to $1000 toward the implementation of their chosen e-commerce solution.

Eligible Projects will be:
  • New and improved e-commerce websites and/or shopping cart solutions that help the business facilitate online transactions for their customers.
  • An e-commerce solution that moves customers away from paying by e-transfer.
  • Delivered by contracted service providers, external to the applicant, and will result in a functional online store, web page and/or sales process.
  • Implemented and paid for, between March 15 and December 15, 2020.
Eligible Costs include:
  • Development, enhancement and expansion of an online marketing/sales platform.
  • Domain acquisition, hosting fees, initial or start-up licensing/ subscription fees.
  • Graphic design and digital marketing assets necessary to design, enhance, and promote a professional online store, such as professional product images or paid advertising to promote the new e-commerce capabilities.

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* 1. Applicant Information:

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* 2. Tell us about your business and what you sell?

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* 3. How many employees work in your business?

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* 4. Describe your current online sales process?

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* 5. Describe your e-commerce project goals :

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* 6. What is the total cost for your e-commerce project?

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* 7. How much of the total project cost will be spent in Prescott-Russell?

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* 8. How much grant funding are you requesting Prescott and Russell Economic Development and Tourism (PREDT)? (taxes or excluded) ? (Maximum of $ 1 000)

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* 9. Have you applied for government grant funding for your e-commerce project?

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* 10. How will you measure your e-commerce project's success within 3 to 6 months from now?

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* 11. How will you commit to reporting on your e-commerce project's realized success within 3-6 months from now?

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* 12. Terms and conditions

By checking each box below and submitting this online application, you acknowledge and confirm that you have received, read and understand the :

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* 13. Digital Signature: By providing your full name and contact information in this section, you are providing a binding digital signature equivalent to your written signature, for the purposes of this Prescott and Russell E-Business Grant Program.

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