Financial Supports

Local Enterprise Offices provide a range of financial supports designed to assist with the establishment and/or growth of businesses employing up to ten people. These financial supports are designed to provide a flexible suite of supports to LEO clients and potential clients.

The general conditions for grant support are as follows:

  • The sector of the economy in which an enterprise is operating or intends to operate
  • The size or proposed size of the enterprise
  • Any expenditure incurred, prior to receipt by applicant of the letter of offer from the LEO, will not be eligible for grant support.

LEOs can assist in the establishment, and/or development, of new and existing enterprises from individuals/sole traders, companies and community groups subject to the following eligibility criteria:

  • The enterprise must be in the commercial sphere
  • The enterprise must demonstrate a market for the product/service
  • The enterprise must have a capacity for growth and new job creation
  • The enterprise must not employ more than 10 people.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria Summary

Feasibility Grant

Feasibility Grants Summary Text

Priming Grant

Priming Grants Summary Text

Business Expansion Grant

Business Expansion Grants Summary Text

Microfinance Ireland

Microfinance Ireland Summery Text

 

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