Donegal Enterprise Awards

DEA 2018

Donegal Enterprise Awards Competition

The Awards - organised by the National network of Local Enterprise Offices - celebrates the achievements of Ireland’s small business sector. The awards recognise and celebrate the success stories of small business owners from all over the country.

The following awards will be announced and presented at the County Donegal Final of the competition, to be held on Friday 6th December. 

Award Categories – Overall Prize Fund €10,000

  • Best Established Award (over 18 months trading) – Prize Fund €2500
  • Best Established Award Runner – Up (over 18 months trading) – Prize Fund €1000
  • Best Start Up Award (less than 18 months trading) – Prize Fund €1500
  • Best Start Up Award Runner- Up (less than 18 months trading) – Prize Fund €1000
  • Best Donegal Export Enterprise Award – Prize Fund €1000
  • Best Donegal Enterprise Innovation Award – Prize Fund €1000
  • The Food Coast – Enterprise Award - Prize Fund €1000
  • The Creative Coast – Enterprise Award – Prize Fund €1000


All applicant businesses must have less than 50 employees and businesses must have been in receipt of direct LEO supports under one or more of the following interventions:

  1. Grant aid
  2. Mentoring Programme
  3. Trading Online Voucher Scheme
  4. Participation on LEO Training Programmes
  5. MicroFinance Ireland Scheme
  • If you wish to enter, please check the Eligibility Criteria and if you meet the criteria, you must submit the following:
  1. A copy of the Application Form and
  2. Your most recent set of financial statements.

Application forms and competition guidelines can be downloaded in related files below. The closing date for entries is the 11th November 2019.



All required documentation must be submitted to:

grace.korbel@leo.donegalcoco.ie

National Enterprise Awards

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