Financial Supports

Direct financial assistance, particularly at the start-up phase is very important. The provision of grant-aid to small businesses, albeit on a selective basis, is a central support of the Kilkenny LEO.

Where eligibility criteria are met, we offer a variety of financial supports to assist the start-up, development and expansion of small businesses in the manufacturing and services sectors.

Download our Brochure to see our full range of financial supports:

If you are setting up or expanding a business then contact us to see if you are eligible for support

Feasibility Grants

A feasibility study / innovation grant designed to assist with innovation including specific consultancy requirements, hiring of expertise from third level colleges private specialists, design, patent costs, and prototype development....

Priming Grants

A Priming Grant is a business start-up grant, available to micro enterprises within the first 18 months of start-up

Business Expansion Grants

A financial grant for existing micro-enterprises