Covid-19 Grants/Incentives/Supports

Covid-19 Grants/Incentives/Supports Available to Businesses

Local Enterprise Office,

Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Tel No: 1890 202 303

 

 

Economic Development Unit,

Louth County Council, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Tel No: 1890 202 303

Shop Front Improvement Grant Scheme: details and application forms are available online at: https://www.louthcoco.ie/en/services/economic-development/business-incentive-schemes-retail-prospectus/shopfront-improvement-grant-scheme-application-and-guidelines.pdf

 

Applications can be emailed to:shopfrontgrant@louthcoco.ie

The closing date for the receipt of Shopfront Improvement Grant Scheme applications is 5pm on Friday 20th November, 2020

 

Failte Ireland COVID-19 Business Support Hub

 

Fáilte Ireland's COVID-19 Business Support Hub:

Details of supports available to the Tourism Sector including financial recovery, business liquidity, operational management guidelines along with practical tips, checklists and a series of videos to help businesses move from its current ‘closed’ position to active trading is available online athttps://covid19.failteireland.ie/

 

Fáilte Ireland’s COVID-19 Adaptation Fund:

Fáilte Ireland’s COVID-19 Adaptation Fund has been designed to help support tourism businesses, through grants of between €500 and €15,000, to make either the structural adaptations required for fixed, visitor-facing premises, or to cover the costs of things such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or sanitiser for those businesses which provide a visitor experience but do not have significant visitor-facing premises. 

To qualify for Fáilte Ireland’s COVID-19 Adaptation Fund, eligible businesses must comply fully with Fáilte Ireland’s Guidelines for Re-opening and have completed the Fáilte Ireland COVID-19 Safety Charter.

The deadline for applications has been extended until 31st October 2020For more information on the Fund and to check if your business is eligible to apply, visit www.failteireland.ie/covid-19-adaptation-fund.  

 

 Restart Grant Plus for B&Bs:

As part of the July Jobs Stimulus Package, the Government announced funding of up to €8m in Grants to support B&B's impacted by COVID-19.  Fáilte Ireland is administering this grant on behalf of the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation.  The grant allocation will assist B&B owners with the costs of re-opening and operating their businesses.  Applications for the Restart Grant Plus for B&Bs will be processed in two phases:

  • Applications for B&Bs under the National Quality Assurance Framework (NQAF), through direct approval by Fáilte Ireland, will open from the 14 September until the 28 October 2020.
  • Further details on the application process for B&Bs which are not approved under National Quality Assurance Framework (NQAF) will be announced shortly.

 To find out more information click here

 

Coach Tourism Business Continuity Scheme:

Applications have opened for the Coach Tourism Business Continuity Scheme to help coach tourism businesses to withstand the impact of COVID-19. The scheme is being administered by Fáilte Ireland on behalf of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation. Closing date for receipt of applications from interested operators is 5 November 2020.

Enterprise Ireland

01-7272088

 

Details of supports available including Covid-19 Business Financial Planning Grant, Sustaining Enterprise Fund & Sustaining Enterprise Fund for Small Enterprises are available online at: https://globalambition.ie/covid-19/

For any queries you may have, email the Business Response Unit at:

 businessresponse@enterprise-ireland.com