COVID-19 Business Adaptation Advice Program

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Applications for this program are now closed.

The COVID-19 Business Adaptation Advice program provides a non-repayable contribution to Prince Edward Island businesses, entrepreneurs, not-for-profits, and non-governmental organizations to access professional advice and support to adapt or recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

Who is eligible for funding? 

PEI Businesses who have been impacted by the effects of COVID -19 measures are eligible to apply, with the exception of real estate development. 

What activities are supported through this assistance? 

This assistance will contribute to the costs associated with: 

  • obtaining business, human resources or financial planning and advice 
  • obtaining advice on transitioning to digital or IT solutions 
  • obtaining advice on exporting, marketing, and logistics 
  • obtaining other professional services which may be of assistance in adapting or recovering from the impacts of COVID-19, determined in consultation with Innovation PEI

What level of assistance is available? 

This assistance contributes 100 per cent of the cost (to a maximum of $2,500) to engage a professional business consultant.  The project must be completed between two parties operating at arms-length. 

What criteria are used to evaluate funding applications? 

  • Applications must clearly identify the COVID 19 challenge the business is looking to address.
  • Applicants are encouraged to discuss the project with an Innovation PEI representative to determine if the activity could be eligible for funding. 

When is the application Deadline? 

  • Closing date for receipt of applications is July 1, 2020.
  • Projects must be completed by December 31, 2020
  • Projects must be claimed by January 31, 2021 
*This information is provided for information purposes and is not comprehensive and reflective of all Innovation PEI policies.  Not all projects meeting the minimum assistance criteria outlined will receive funding.  Please consult with an Innovation PEI staff member for guidance specific to your company's situation.  

Who can I contact for information? 

Innovation PEI 
94 Euston Street, PO Box 910 
Charlottetown, PE     C1A 7L9 

Telephone:     (902) 368-6300 
Facsimile:       (902) 368-6301 
Toll-free:         1-800-563-3734 
Email:              business@gov.pe.ca

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Innovation Î.-P.-É.
94, rue Euston
C.P. 910
Charlottetown (Î.-P.-É.) C1A 7L9

Téléphone : 902-368-6300
Télécopieur : 902-368-6301
Sans frais (Amérique du Nord) : 1-800-563-3734

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