Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme from Enterprise Ireland

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Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme from Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland will launch a call for funding on April 20 to support retail companies to enhance their digital capability.

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI) has proposed this Scheme in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • be an Irish-owned retail enterprise
  • had 10 or more employees on or before 29 February 2020
  • have a retail outlet and
  • have an existing online presence.

Prize Fund

The maximum grant available is €40,000. Successful applicants will be awarded funding to support a maximum of 80% of the project costs. The minimum grant amount payable is €10,000.

Costs which successful companies will be eligible to claim for include: salary costs and consultancy fees to develop a digital strategy, enhance the company’s website or to provide training.

 

Application Deadline

The final date for companies to submit an application is 3.00 pm on Wednesday 20th May 2020. Full details of application process and eligibility rules will be published on the EI website

If you have any queries on the application process, please email Enterprise Ireland at: retail@enterprise-ireland.com

 

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