Local Enterprise Office Kildare is a unique branded enterprise support office with Kildare County Council. A network of thirty one Local Enterprise Offices are based nationally through the local authorities and will still act as ‘one stop shops’ to deliver enterprise supports in their local regions.
Business Information and Advisory Services
Local Enterprise Office Kildare will act as the first point of contact for businesses seeking general business advice and information.
Enterprise Support and Development Services
Provide financial support, training supports, mentoring, marketing, access to dedicated business networks, product and service development, micro-finance loan fund
Entrepreneurship Support Services
Enterprise education – secondary level programmes, female entrepreneurship, senior entrepreneurship, enterprise awards, enterprise promotional activities
Local Economic Development Services
Strategic; development and implementation of local economic plans, input into County Development Plan, partnerships with relevant development agencies
Promotional; identifying and developing projects and programmes to develop enterprise, employment and the local economy
Operational; development of appropriate enterprise infrastructure at county level, management of local authority enterprise infrastructure/assets, development of programmes to address local needs, acting as an enhanced resource for Government to undertake one-off initiatives.