COVID 19 Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Trading Online Voucher Scheme: IMPORTANT UPDATE

Due to unprecedented levels of applications in Offaly, the Trading Online Voucher Scheme is currently over-subscribed. Unfortunately, no new applications under the scheme can be accepted or processed at this time by Local Enterprise Office Offaly.

The scheme is funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) and a decision from DCCAE regarding resourcing is pending.

Please visit this page regularly for important updates about the scheme.  We wish to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Thank you.


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.

Details of the scheme and application form can be found here as a PDF.  To download the WORD version click here

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

For anyone interested in this scheme they should avail of one of our free mentoring sessions for expert advice on how to make the most of the scheme on offer.  Please contact us to discuss your plans prior to application. You can book your free mentoring session here. 

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

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 working days.