Enterprise Support Grant

Enterprise Support Grant

The Enterprise Support Grant is available to assist eligible self-employed recipients who closed their COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment on or after 18th May 2020.

This will provide business owners with a once-off grant of up to €1,000 to re-start their business which was closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

How to Qualify

The Grant will be awarded to self-employed people who:
• are tax and PRSI compliant
• are not liable for commercial rates
• have been in receipt of the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment and have closed their claim on or after 18th May 2020;
• have reopened their business which was closed due to the pandemic
• employ less than 10 people
• have an annual turnover of less than €1 million
• are not eligible for COVID-19 Business Restart Grantor similar COVID-19 business re-start grants from other government departments
• can produce VAT receipts/invoices in respect of business re-start costs and expenses claimed, if requested to do so by the department.

Rate of Payment

Funding will be awarded for eligible costs up to a maximum of €1,000.

Grants will be awarded on costs related to reopening your business, including:
• safety measures
• business advice or mentoring
• repairs
• fuel
• wages

Normal business costs are not generally included.

Apply now at: https://www.gov.ie/en/service/739f3-enterprise-support-grant-for-buisnesses-impacted-by-covid-19/