Eligibility Criteria


The general conditions for grant support from Local Enterprise Office Clare are as follows:

  • The sector of the economy in which an enterprise is operating or intends to operate

  • The size or proposed size of the enterprise

  • Any expenditure incurred, prior to receipt by applicant of the letter of offer from the LEO, will not be eligible for grant support.

    LEOs can assist in the establishment, and development, of new and existing enterprises (Limited Companies, Designated Activity Companies, sole traders, cooperatives and partnerships) provided that such enterprises are capable of becoming commercially viable.

  • The enterprise must be in the commercial sphere

  • The enterprise must demonstrate a market for the product/service

  • The enterprise must have a capacity for growth and new job creation

  • The enterprise must not employ more than 10 people.