Grow Your Business

Grow Your Business


Business growth can be achieved by focusing on making improvements in one or more areas of your business. Local Enterprise Office South Dublin can help you with information & assistance in these areas.





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Our Priming Grant is a business start-up grant to help fund the cost of starting a small business in South Dublin. It is for new businesses within the first 18 months after startup. Business Expansion Grants are for businesses established and trading for more than 18 months.

A Technical Assistance Grant (TAME) is a business development grant available to micro-enterprises to explore and develop new market opportunities. Technical Assistance Grants will part-fund the costs that can be incurred in investigating and researching export markets, e.g. exhibiting at Trade Fairs, preparing marketing material and developing websites specifically targeting overseas markets. 

Our Mentor Programme is designed to match up the knowledge, skills, insights and entrepreneurial capability of experienced business practitioners with small business owner/ managers who need practical and strategic one to one advice and guidance. The mentor contributes independent, informed observation and advice to aid decision making.

To assist the small business community in meeting the challenges of the business world, the Local Enterprise Office South Dublin provides a wide range of high-quality training supports which are tailored to meet specific business requirements. Whether it is starting a business or growing a business there is something suitable for everyone.

The Local Enterprise Office South Dublin promotes a selection of Management Development Programmes for business owners. These include Plato, Lean, Hi-Start, Accelerate, and the New Frontiers Programme. These programmes focus on leadership, business support, using lean principles, developing innovation and getting your business investor ready.

Grow your business with help from this Government grant scheme, designed to assist small businesses. The Trading Online Voucher Scheme (TOVS) offers financial assistance of up to €2,500 along with training and advice to help your business trade online. Participating in this scheme can make the process of trading online much easier for you. Applicant Business must be registered and trading for a least 6 months.