Trading Online Vouchers

Trading Online Vouchers

Small businesses throughout Ireland can apply to the government for digital vouchers to the system in helping their businesses trade online.  The objective of the scheme is to help small businesses grow their sales, exports and ultimately jobs.  Businesses are permitted to apply for one voucher each, up to a max value of €2,500 (matched funding). 

Who is Eligible?

  • Small Irish Businesses with a limited online trading presence
  • Up to 10 employees
  • Turnover Less than €2m
  • Trading for a minimum of 12 months

What can the Vouchers be used for?

  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Development or upgrade of an ecommerce website
  • Implementing online payments or booking functions
  • Customer fulfilment systems
  • Internet related software
  • Development of an app/mobile responsive websites
  • Online Advertising (may be part of a Voucher implementation, max 30% of total voucher)

How will Voucher be assessed?

  • Project suitability
  • Export Potential
  • Job Creation
  • Increased Online Sales Potential
  • Quality of ICT proposal

EXAMPLE:

You must apply and be approved  before carrying out any work you intend to apply for grant support

  1. Approved Company spends €2,500 + Vat on Website including ecommerce & online advertising- Company receives €1,250 grant
  2. Approved Company spends €5,000 + Vat on Website including ecommerce & online advertising- Company receives €2,500 grant

Local Enterprise Office Galway also offer mentoring support to companies that are eligible to apply for an Trading Online Voucher.

  • If you are interested in applying, please email Elaine Moyles: emoyles@leo.galwaycoco.ie to discuss the application procedure and to receive an application form.
  • Quotations from 3 web suppliers for the work you require and a short business plan will also be required to be submitted along with the Business Plan.

For any Trading Online Voucher queries, please do not hesitate to contact Elaine Moyles: emoyles@leo.galwaycoco.ie

(Processing applications will be delayed if you do not submit all this completed info together)

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