Trading Online Voucher Scheme - Changes to Funding Rate

Please note to avail of the 90% voucher rate, completed applications must be submitted to the Local Enterprise Office before 5pm on the 31st December 2020. Completed applications received after 5pm on the 31st December 2020 will be eligible for a voucher rate of 50%.

The Trading Online Voucher Scheme is whereby a qualifying business may apply for matched funding to a maximum value of €2,500 or 90% of eligible expenditure (exclusive of VAT), whichever is the lesser to develop an online trading presence i.e. ecommerce shop/online payments system via their website. Successful applicants now have 4 months to complete the work as per their application from the Date of the Letter of Offer.

Under the Government's National Digital Strategy, the expanded Trading Online Voucher Scheme helps small business with up to 10 employees to trade more online, boost sales, and reach new markets.

Training and further business supports are also provided by Local Enterprise Offices and Businesses that have already received a Trading Online Voucher can now apply for a second voucher, where upgrades are required.


We are now holding one-to-one information sessions and if you wish to avail of same please contact the office to schedule an appointment 056-7752662 and ask to speak to a business advisor in the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny.

Please note: The business has to be trading for a minimum of 6 months trading to qualify.

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