Feasibility Study Grants

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Feasibility Study Grants are designed to assist the promoter with researching market demand for a product or service and examining its sustainability. It includes assistance with innovation including specific consultancy requirements, hiring of expertise from third level colleges private specialists, design and prototype development.

The maximum Feasibility Study Grant payable for the S&E Region shall be 50% of the investment or €15,000 whichever is the lesser. The maximum Feasibility Study Grant payable for the BMW Region shall be 60% of the investment or €15,000 whichever is the lesser. 

Expenditure may be considered under the following headings:

  • Market Research
  • Consultancy Costs
  • Technical Development/Prototype/Innovation
  • Salary/Own Labour Research
  • Miscellaneous Costs

Request Advice or Support with your Grant Application:

Do you need to speak to an advisor about your eligibility and suitability for grant funding? We have business advisors ready to assist you with any queries you may have about grant support.

Submit your request for support here.


Before Submitting your Application:

Participation in our Financial Projections briefing is recommended to ensure a robust funding application.

An essential element of any business loan, grant aid or third-party investment application is your company's financial projections. We are hosting an interactive information briefing to simplify this process for you and to ensure that you are in the best possible position to acquire business funding. The one-hour workshop will feature speakers from Kildare Local Enterprise Office and an expert financial consultant. 

These sessions take place monthly. You can book here.