The Mission Statement of Local Enterprise Office Sligo is to generate sustainable employment in the County at large, through the development of an enterprise culture, the forging of multi-sectoral partnerships with various groups with an enterprise agenda, the fostering of economic development and provision of direct supports to small business.
The generation of sustainable employment is the principle objective of the LEO. It operates in the micro and small business sector, supporting start-up businesses and the expansion of existing enterprises.
The LEO structure consists of an Evaluation and Approvals Committee of 7 which includes representatives from small business, government agencies, and the Local Authorities. The LEO is supported by the LEO Centre of Excellence in Enterprise Ireland.