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Is Your Business Going Green with Longford LEO?

Going Green is a new competitive pilot initiative offering Longford's micro-businesses up to €5000 to make environmental improvements to their business. 

Why Should I Compete for Going Green?

  • Up to a €5000 grant for environmental improvements to you business
  • Access to an Environmental Auditor and an individualised Environmental Audit of your business
  • Environmental Training to help you get the most out of your grant
  • Opportunities for both short- and long-term cost savings as a result of the environmental work completed
  • Free promotional and marketing opportunities as part of the Going Green Programme
  • Access to a Programme Coordinator to help your business with every step of the process

How Can My Business Apply for Going Green?

  • Click here for the Going Green Application Form. Send completed applications to lfeehily@longfordcoco.ie.
  • Applications should also familiarise themselves with the Eligibility Criteria and Terms and Conditions and make sure all are satisfied before entry. 

Eligibility Criteria and Terms and Conditions:

  • Enterprises must employing 10 or less staff, have a turnover of less than €2 million per annum
  • Going Green is a joint-programme for the Midlands area between Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath LEOs, therefore, entrant businesses must be located within the geographical area covered by the Going Green Programme i.e. within counties of Laois, Longford, Offaly or Westmeath
  • Projects must result in a positive environmental impact, as determined by the Local Enterprise Office, in consultation with the Environmental Auditor
  • Grant covers 80% of eligible costs (net of VAT) to a max of €5000
  • Only expenditure items agreed to with the Local Enterprise Offices and that that are incurred after the date of application may be considered
  • All other T&Cs are detailed on the Going Green Application Form and must be read by the applicant
 

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