BC Businesses – Grants of Up to $7,500 Available to Improve Your Website

The Government of British Columbia has announced Launch Online, a grant program that will invest up to $12 million to assist BC’s small and medium businesses to transition or expand to online markets.

The grant pays for up to 75% of eligible expenses, to a maximum of $7,500 per business, including:

  • Website and ecommerce development
  • Content development (copywriting, hiring a photographer, stock photography purchase)
  • E-commerce platform fees (up to 1 year)
  • Online advertising (up to 1 year) and advertising creative (banner ads etc.)
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Staff training

iContext Internet, a BC-based web communications / Internet solutions company in business since 1994, offers comprehensive website services that allows successful Launch Online grant participants to get up and running quickly.


For a free, no-obligation phone or Zoom consult on grant-eligible services that can assist your business to transition or expand to online markets, contact us at launchonline@icontext.com or 778.386.7621.

Application Deadlines

Launch Online grant applications are being accepted now, and will close once the funding has been fully subscribed.

The grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so apply now!

Successful applicants receive funding within 2-3 weeks of approval, and must develop or upgrade their online presence within 12 weeks of receiving the grant.

Is My Business Eligible?

The BC Government’s Launch Online grant program has some basic eligibility criteria that must be met. Complete our online form to help you determine if your business is eligible to receive up to $7,500 to develop or improve your online presence.

Is My Business Eligible?

iContext Internet – Over 25 Years of Exceeding Client Expectations

iContext has been in business since 1994, and we’re proud to say that over 90% of our business comes from referrals and repeat clients. Many clients have been with us 10 years or more.

iContext has been a member of the Lower Mainland Better Business Bureau since 2009, with an A+ rating.