COVID 19 Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Under the Government’s National Digital Strategy, the expanded Trading Online Voucher Scheme helps small businesses with up to 10 employees to trade more online, boost sales and reach new markets. There is up to €2,500 available through the Local Enterprise Offices with co-funding of 10% from the business*. 

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.

Funding can be used towards adding payment facilities or booking systems to your website or developing new apps for your customers. The voucher can also be used towards subscriptions to low cost online retail platform solutions, to help companies quickly establish a retailing presence online.

*For applications received from April 7th 2020 until September 30th 2020. Further eligibility, terms and conditions apply.

It is recommended that you contact us to discuss your proposal prior to application. 

You are also required to complete a webinar or mentoring session on the Trading Online Voucher scheme prior to application. You can register your interest for this here. We will contact you with date and time.

You can download the application form in Word or PDF and submit by email to

Please note: grant aid cannot be retrospective. Any expenditure prior to date of approval is not eligible. 

Please note:  This is a competitive grant scheme and subject to funding. Eligibility does not guarantee that a grant will be approved.

Due to extremely high volumes of applications, we may not be able to process your application within our normal turnaround times.

We are currently operating an Open Call for applications. You can apply at any time and we will endeavour to have a decision for you within 10-15 working days.