Further Supports for Kildare Businesses Announced

Further Supports for Kildare Businesses Announced

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD announced on Friday 21st August that the government will provide further assistance to businesses in Kildare, following on from today’s decision to extend restrictions.

Restart Grant top-up

Kildare businesses will receive a further 20% top-up to the Restart Grant Plus, equivalent to a 40% uplift overall, bringing the new minimum grant to €5,600 and the maximum grant to €35,000.

Full details on Restart Grant available here >>

Increased Enterprise Agency Assistance

The local enterprise office in Kildare will step up assistance to impacted businesses. One to one specialist expertise and mentoring will be provided to impacted businesses, helping them reassess their financial plans. A virtual ‘Sustaining Business’ open day will be held early next week.

Marketing Grants

Marketing grants under the Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters (TAME) programme will be reinforced to help businesses to get their message out that they are open for business. Up to €2,500 is available. A publicity campaign will be run locally to ensure businesses are aware of all the funding options available to them.

Applications prioritised

Applications from Kildare for all existing schemes will continue to be prioritised.

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