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Access $15,000 CDAP Grant To Define Your Digital Transformation

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) supports Canadian businesses in their digital transformation journey through government grants of up to $15,000.

The CDAP (Canadian Digital Adoption Program) empowers Canadian businesses with expert digital adoption advisors, enabling them to create effective strategies and roadmaps to integrate digital capabilities and solutions for business growth, cost optimization, and improved customer experience.

The CDAP grant is designed to provide you with access to expert business advisors and digital strategists to help you develop a transformative digital strategy for your business.

Partner With An
ACT360 CDAP Digital Advisor

As a preferred CDAP Advisor, ACT360 will guide you through the CDAP process and provide you with the expertise, recommendations and industry-specific digital strategy you need to unlock the full potential of your market. Our focus is on providing the roadmap your business can use to optimize operations, increase sales, and implement an omni-channel, digital-first approach.

Are You Eligible For The CDAP Grant?

CDAP eligibility criteria:
Incorporated federally or provincially, or be a Canadian resident sole proprietor;
A for-profit, privately owned business;
Have between 1 – 499 full time equivalent employees; and,
Have at least $500,000 of annual revenues in one of the previous three tax years.

Ready To Transform Your Future? Great! Let’s Get Started.

Schedule a call with Adam Bowles to begin your CDAP journey

Develop A Competitive Brand Strategy & Digital Roadmap To Future Proof Your Business

Tailored Strategic Planning
Tailored strategic planning is of paramount importance for engineering and manufacturing companies. It serves as the linchpin that aligns the business with its distinctive goals, challenges, budget constraints, and available resources. Within this strategic framework, a comprehensive brand strategy and well-defined brand identity play pivotal roles by establishing a clear and memorable presence in the market.
Sales & Revenue Growth
Growth is essential for sustainability and success. Effective digital strategies can open new sales channels, such as e-commerce platforms or online marketplaces, driving revenue growth. Targeted strategies generate qualified leads, increasing the chances of converting potential customers into paying clients. Data-driven insights help in setting competitive pricing strategies to maximize profitability.
Market Analysis & Competition Deep Dive
A detailed market analysis provides insights into market trends, customer preferences, and emerging technologies, enabling you to make informed strategic decisions. By delving into the competitive landscape, you can identify gaps, strengths, and weaknesses, helping your leadership team develop strategies that set you apart. Knowledge of current market dynamics and future trends helps identify new target segments and geographic areas for expansion.
Operational Efficiencies For Cost Savings
Efficiency is critical for reducing costs and improving overall profitability in engineering and manufacturing. Digital solutions streamline processes, reducing the need for manual labor and minimizing waste.

Improved operational efficiency reduces excess inventory and storage costs. Predictive maintenance through digital technology can minimize downtime and maintenance expenses.
Improved Customer Experience
Customer experience is paramount for engineering and manufacturing companies, as it impacts customer satisfaction, loyalty, and repeat business. By prioritizing customer experience, digital strategies can streamline communication channels, making it easier for existing customers to connect and potential customers to identity a fit with your company. Tailored experiences based on customer data and preferences can boost engagement and conversion rates.
Data-Driven Decision-Making
Data-driven insights enable companies to make informed decisions, especially critical in industries that rely on precision and quality. Data analytics can identify trends and anomalies in the manufacturing process, leading to higher-quality products and operational efficiencies.

By leveraging data analysis at the sales and customer level, companies can gain insights in to customer behavior and market trends, guiding product development and marketing efforts.
Practical Technology Adoption Recommendations
Engineering and manufacturing companies need technology solutions that align with their unique operations and budget constraints is imperative. Tailored technology recommendations ensure that your company invests in solutions that provide the best value for their specific needs and budget. Customized technology adoption enhances operational efficiency, reducing manual labor and errors. Solutions must be chosen with scalability in mind, allowing your business to grow without facing technology constraints.
Competitive Advantage
In highly competitive markets, gaining a competitive edge is essential for long-term success. A comprehensive digital strategy positions companies as leaders in their field, attracting both customers and top talent. Staying ahead of industry trends and customer expectations ensures that businesses remain relevant and competitive.

By outperforming competitors in terms of customer experience, quality, and efficiency, companies can capture a larger market share.

Why Choose ACT360 as Your CDAP Digital Partner?

At ACT360, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities that engineering and manufacturing companies face in the digital age. With a deep-rooted commitment to helping businesses thrive through digital transformation, we are your trusted partner on the journey to success.
Discover the ACT360 advantage today and unlock the full potential of your digital transformation.
Experts In Your Market
Our team comprises experts with extensive knowledge of the engineering and manufacturing sectors. We understand the intricacies of your industry, allowing us to provide tailored solutions that address your specific challenges.
Digital Pioneers, Technology Experts
We are at the forefront of digital innovation, staying updated with the latest technologies and trends. Our expertise enables us to recommend and implement cutting-edge solutions that drive results. Our team has more than 20 years developing Brand Strategies, Go-to-market Strategies, Digital Marketing Plans, designing effective CRM strategies, providing ERP optimization, Customer Service strategies and recruitment plans.
Problem Solvers
Engineering and manufacturing often involve complex processes. We excel in problem-solving, finding innovative ways to enhance operational efficiency and profitability.
Track Record of Success
With a track record of successful digital transformations in the engineering and manufacturing sectors, we bring experience and a proven approach to every project.

Our portfolio showcases our ability to deliver tangible results.
Tailored, Client-Centric Approach
We take a client-centric approach, ensuring that our strategies and solutions align with your unique goals and vision. Your success is our top priority.
Technology Agnostic
We recommend strategic solutions that best suit your needs and budget. Whether it's implementing CRM systems, optimizing your website, or adopting AI-powered analytics, we tailor our recommendations to your specific requirements.
Data-Driven Decisions
Our expertise in data analytics empowers you to make informed, data-driven decisions. We help you leverage insights from your operations to enhance quality, reduce costs, and drive growth.
Experienced Brand Strategists
We’re not just experts in digital technology, we are a team of seasoned brand strategists and business experts. With more than 20 years of brand strategy and market experiences, our team possesses a deep understanding of the engineering and manufacturing industries, coupled with a proven track record of transforming businesses into industry leaders.

Ready To Transform Your Future? Great! Let’s Get Started.

Schedule a call with Adam Bowles to begin your CDAP journey

CDAP Success Stories

Explore the success stories of businesses like yours that have harnessed the power of the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) with ACT360 as their trusted advisor. These case studies showcase how companies in the engineering and manufacturing sectors have turned challenges into opportunities, achieved digital transformation, and unlocked new levels of growth. Discover the strategic pathways, digital plans, and remarkable outcomes that have reshaped the futures of these businesses, and envision how CDAP, coupled with ACT360's expertise, can drive your own digital success story.

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Manufacturing Company Modernizes Customer Interface & Operational Efficiencies for Scalable Growth

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Is The CDAP Program Right
For Your Company?

The CDAP program and ACT360’s Digital Advisors are a perfect fit if you:
Want to increase operational efficiencies to maximize profitability.
Plan to increase revenue and open you markets.
Rely on legacy systems and manual processes to get the job done.
Struggle to keep pace with rapidly evolving digital technologies that are hindering your competitiveness and operational efficiency.
Hindered by fragmented and disconnected systems, including separate ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems, that are leading to data silos, inefficiencies, and a lack of holistic customer insights.
Inconsistent lead generation and customer engagement practices.
Unsure who your target audience is or how to reach them.
Can’t differentiate your message, brand look and feel, or value proposition from every other competitor.
Want your website to do more than act like a brochure.
Spend more time with project management, repetitive administrative tasks and paperwork that steal time away from sales and revenue generating activities.
Face scaling, recruiting or employee retention challenges.
Think your data may be vulnerable to cybersecurity threats or compliance.
Struggling to create a cohesive and integrated project management process.

With a $15,000 grant and ACT360’s Digital Advisors, we can help you develop a strategic plan that works for you. Let’s Get Started.

Schedule a call with Adam Bowles to begin your CDAP journey

Got Questions About The Canadian Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)?

Great! We’ve got you covered.
The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) is a government-funded initiative offering a $15,000 grant to support Canadian businesses in their digital transformation journey. By partnering with ACT360, you can leverage this grant to develop a strategic digital plan tailored to your business needs, enhancing your competitiveness and efficiency in the digital era.

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) encompasses two primary streams:

Stream 1: Elevate Your Online Presence ($2,400 Grant)

Under the Canadian Digital Adoption Program (CDAP), businesses can receive the full grant amount of $2,400 for various e-commerce-related software solutions. This grant may encompass e-commerce software or platforms designed to streamline inventory management, enhance order fulfillment, optimize shipping processes, facilitate product information management databases, track sales, execute customer marketing strategies, manage discounts, conduct online transactions, establish loyalty programs, and more.

Stream 2: Propel Your Business Technology ($15,000 Grant)

The Propel Your Business Technology grant is a remarkable opportunity for Canadian enterprises. It offers up to $15,000 in advisory services and the potential to secure interest-free loans of up to $100,000 from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). This financial support is intended for implementing technologies that can propel your business forward.

The CDAP digital adoption plan can address various aspects of your business, including strategies for:

  1. Enhancing Productivity: Identifying ways to boost efficiency and productivity across your organization.

  2. Streamlining Back Office Operations: Implementing solutions to consolidate and streamline back-office processes.

  3. Improving Customer Relationship Management (CRM): Enhancing your CRM systems to better manage customer interactions and data.

  4. Leveraging Sales and MarTech Capabilities: Gaining insights from data-driven marketing and sales technologies and commercializing customer data to expand your reach.

  5. Enhancing Cybersecurity Measures: Strengthening your cybersecurity tools and strategies to protect your digital operations.

  6. Optimizing Inventory Management: Implementing efficient inventory management solutions.

  7. Streamlining Supply Chain Logistics: Enhancing supply chain processes and logistics.

  8. Expanding Direct Sales Channels: Developing capabilities for expanding direct sales channels, including e-commerce and online marketplaces like Amazon and Walmart.

  9. Embracing Marketing Automation: Automating marketing processes to reach and engage customers more effectively.

  10. Maximizing Website and Marketing Data Analytics: Leveraging data and analytics to optimize website and marketing strategies.

  11. Improving Search Engine Optimization (SEO): Enhancing your online visibility through effective SEO practices.

  12. Modernizing Digital Marketing Capabilities: Adopting modern digital marketing strategies and tools.

  13. Implementing CRM Systems: Enhancing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to better serve your customers.

  14. Optimizing Point of Sale (POS) Systems: Enhancing your POS systems for efficient transactions.

A tailored CDAP digital adoption plan is your blueprint for transforming your business digitally. It targets specific goals such as reducing overhead costs through automation, expediting transactions, enhancing customer responsiveness, optimizing inventory management, streamlining supply chain logistics, expanding e-commerce channels, automating marketing, and improving data analytics, among other critical aspects of modernizing your business.

The CDAP program is currently accepting applications until 2026, providing businesses with valuable financial opportunities.

Depending on your business's annual gross revenues, you have the chance to apply for loans that align with your size. If your revenue falls within the range of $500,000 and below $5M, you can explore loan options ranging from $25,000 to $50,000. This financial support is specifically designed to empower your digital transformation efforts, offering you the resources needed to propel your business into the digital era. Don't miss this golden opportunity to secure funding for your digital initiatives through the CDAP program.

ACT360 serves as your trusted CDAP Digital Advisor, guiding you through the planning phase of the CDAP program. We work closely with you to identify your unique challenges, goals, and opportunities. We then provide tailored recommendations and strategies to help you maximize the grant's impact on your business.
To be eligible for the CDAP program, your business must be a Canadian-based small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) engaged in activities that involve technology adoption and digital transformation. Specific eligibility criteria may vary, so we'll assess your suitability during our initial consultation.
While the CDAP grant provides valuable support, it's essential to note that it covers planning and advisory services only—implementation costs are not included. Additionally, certain activities, such as hardware or software purchases, are not covered. Our role at ACT360 is to help you plan effectively within the grant's parameters.
No, the CDAP program focuses solely on planning and advisory services. However, ACT360 can provide guidance and recommendations for implementation, connecting you with trusted partners and resources to bring your digital plan to life.
The duration of the planning process can vary depending on the complexity of your business and your specific needs. On average, it may take several weeks to two months to develop a comprehensive strategic digital plan that aligns with your goals and objectives.

ACT360 specializes in developing tailored digital strategies that may include brand revitalization, website optimization, lead generation, CRM integration, digital marketing, and more. We'll assess your unique challenges and objectives to determine the most suitable strategies for your business.

By leveraging the CDAP grant through ACT360, you can gain access to expert guidance and strategic planning. This enables you to adopt digital technologies, streamline operations, enhance customer experiences, and gain a competitive edge in your industry.

Your business can significantly benefit from investing in and implementing the recommendations made by ACT360 in the CDAP Digital Strategy for several reasons:

  1. Efficiency and Cost Reduction: Strategic digital technology can automate repetitive tasks, reducing operational costs and allowing employees to focus on higher-value activities. For manufacturing and engineering clients, this means optimizing processes, minimizing waste, and improving resource allocation.
  2. Enhanced Customer Experience: Digital technology enables better customer engagement through CRM systems, personalized communication, and efficient issue resolution. Satisfied customers are more likely to become loyal and advocate for your brand.
  3. Data-Driven Decision-Making: Access to data analytics empowers businesses to make informed decisions. It enables predictive analysis, trend identification, and proactive problem-solving, all vital in the engineering and manufacturing sectors.
  4. Adaptation to Market Trends: Digital technology provides real-time insights into market trends and customer behavior. Manufacturing and engineering clients can adjust their strategies, product offerings, and pricing to effectively meet changing demands.
  5. Scalability: Scalability is critical for businesses looking to expand. Digital technology allows for smooth scaling by providing the infrastructure and tools necessary to handle growth without major disruptions.

Best Practices in Online Presence:

  1. Modern Website Design: An up-to-date website with a user-friendly interface, responsive design, and clear navigation enhances user experience and credibility.
  2. SEO Optimization: Implementing SEO best practices ensures higher visibility on search engines, increasing the chances of attracting organic traffic.
  3. Content Marketing: Regularly publishing valuable content, such as blog posts and informative articles, establishes authority in the industry and keeps visitors engaged.
  4. Social Media Engagement: Active participation in social media platforms allows businesses to connect with their audience, share updates, and build a community.

Strong Brand Identity:

  1. Consistency: A strong brand identity ensures that every aspect of the business, from logo design to messaging, is consistent and aligned with the brand's values and mission.
  2. Trust and Loyalty: A well-defined brand identity builds trust among customers and fosters loyalty. Clients are more likely to choose a brand they recognize and trust.
  3. Competitive Differentiation: In a crowded market, a unique brand identity sets a business apart. It helps answer the question, "Why should customers choose us over our competitors?"


  1. AI and Automation: Embracing AI and automation streamlines operations, improves decision-making, and enables innovative products and services. This positions businesses to thrive in an increasingly automated world.
  2. Meeting Customer Expectations: Today's consumers expect businesses to keep pace with technological advancements. Companies that do not invest in digital integration risk alienating tech-savvy customers.
  3. Adapting to Industry Trends: The engineering and manufacturing sectors are undergoing digital transformations. Staying ahead of these trends is essential to remain competitive and relevant in the rapidly evolving landscape.
The initial step is to reach out to ACT360 to schedule an introductory consultation. During this consultation, we'll discuss your business's needs, goals, and eligibility for the CDAP program. We'll then outline a tailored roadmap for your digital transformation journey.
To get started on your digital transformation journey, simply contact ACT360 through our website or by reaching out to our team directly. We'll guide you through the process, help you understand the program's details, and initiate the planning phase to unlock the potential of the CDAP grant for your manufacturing or engineering business.
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