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This program is now in session and no longer accepting applications.

Want to grow your global online sales? A localized website can help. 

Ensuring your website works in global markets takes more than just translation. It requires localization - matching the language, culture, and customer journey of your audiences. In partnership with IBT Online, the Online Global Program (Website Localization) provides funding for you to create a localized web presence that:

  • is easy to find and easy to use
  • targets your customers across markets
  • builds your brand internationally
  • helps grow your online sales

If your business is eligible for the Online Global Program (Website Localization), you could receive up to CAD$17,500 (including registration fee) towards the development of an online global marketing roadmap and website(s) choosing from Option A, B, or C below:

  • Option A: Localized website in one or two markets with a predefined scope
  • Option B: Localized website with a scope defined by company needs 
  • Option C: Localized e-commerce website with a scope defined by company needs 

Deadline to apply is December 17, 2020
Registration fee is $2,500+HST 
Funding is subject to eligibility criteria and acceptance into the program
All websites will be built and managed by IBT Online 


The Online Global Program (Website Localization) is open to all Atlantic Canadian companies that: 

  • have completed a mandatory digital maturity assessment prior to acceptance into the program and following completion of the program
  • have a need for a localized website or localized e-commerce website
  • have a need for support to understand the opportunity and build an executable market-specific online marketing roadmap
  • are a provincially or federally registered company in good standing and headquartered in Atlantic Canada
  • possess a fully-developed, exportable product and/or service that can be sold via digital channels into the international market
  • are an exporter seeking to create or expand their international export footprint through digital sales channels
  • have annual sales growth
  • have senior management commitment to execute on the market-specific online marketing roadmap developed
  • have given consideration to their expected outcomes
  • have participated (live or recording) in the Online Global Webinar Series more specifically in the: four one-hour webinars (webinars 1, 2, 3 & 4); and one of the market-related webinars (if relevant) 

Learn More

Applications are being collected by the Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC). When you click Learn More, you will be redirected to their website. 

The Online Global Program (Website Localization) is a project of the Nova Scotia Association of Community Business Development Corporations and is supported by the Government of Canada and the four Atlantic Provinces through the Atlantic Trade, Investment, and Growth Agreement. 


Nova Scotia Business Inc.
Yuliya Demish

Export Development Executive

Community Business Development Corporation 
Erinn Smith
Project Coordinator