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Tourism Digital Assistance Program - Communities

Let potential visitors know about all the incredible things to see and do in your community to inspire them to come spend at local businesses. The Tourism Digital Assistance Program for Communities will provide up to $15,000 in services from a qualified digital expert to help communities bridge the digital gap and improve their online marketing and services to attract visitors and encourage spending.

The pilot program expands on the successful Tourism Digital Assistance Program for businesses and will also be delivered in partnership with Digital Nova Scotia.

Eligible services include:

  • Website Design & Development
  • Data Analytics
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Copywriting
  • Audio & Podcast Services
  • Branding & Design
  • Ecommerce
  • Online Booking
  • Photography & Videography (up to $2,500) 

How to Participate

The program is open to Nova Scotia municipalities, chambers of commerce, regional tourism marketing organizations, or membership-based organizations with a focus on tourism.

Digital Nova Scotia will help participants determine what services are required to improve their visibility online or offer digital services like ecommerce and online booking and match them with a qualified digital service provider.

Applications for the Tourism Digital Assistance Program are now closed. Subscribe to our industry newsletter to learn about future program opportunities and other resources.


Please note, this program is only for municipalities and organizations promoting a community. If you are a business or organization focused on promoting a specific location/attraction, please consider applying for the Tourism Digital Assistance Program.

Program Contact

For more information about the Tourism Digital Assistance Program or the application process, please contact:
Jennifer McKeane, Tourism Development Advisor

Our Partner

Tourism Nova Scotia is delivering the Tourism Digital Assistance Program-Communities in partnership with Digital Nova Scotia. Digital Nova Scotia is the industry association for Nova Scotia’s $2.5 billion ICT and digital technologies sector, representing over 160 members, including start-ups, small and medium enterprises, multinational corporations, government, post-secondary institutions, and more.