Category: Finance

Grants & Financing for SMEs

Fund It Crowdfunding

About Fund it Fund it is an all-island crowdfunding website for Ireland’s creative projects, giving everyone the power to help good ideas happen. Fund it is based in Ireland, run by Business to Arts, a not-for-profit organisation working to support resilience and transformation in the cultural sector through research, innovation and partnership. Fund it is designed to support greater individual …

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Enterprise Ireland Mentor Grant

If you are a new, early stage or established business owner, we will match you with an experienced business mentor.  Your EI mentor can help you identify and overcome obstacles to growth, providing the tailored advice, guidance and support you need to grow your business. Enterprise Ireland’s Mentor Network has a panel of more than 400 highly …

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Innovative HPSU Fund

Enterprise Ireland is responsible for supporting High Potential Start-Up (HPSU) Companies.  HPSUs are start-up businesses with the potential to develop an innovative product or service for sale on international markets and the potential to create 10 jobs and €1m in sales within 3 years of starting up. Overview of the Enterprise Ireland Innovative HPSU Fund …

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New Frontiers

New Frontiers is Enterprise Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme for early-stage startups. It is based in 16 campus incubation centres across the country.  Call for Proposals 2021 – 2025 Enterprise Ireland is pleased to announce a call for applications to deliver the New Frontiers Programme for the period 2021-2025. The purpose of the New Frontiers Programme …

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Culture Ireland Grants

Culture Ireland offers support to Irish professional artists, arts organisations and international presenters to present work by Irish artists at significant international venues and festivals.  In supporting an event, Culture Ireland traditionally offers grant funding towards costs which relate directly to the international presentation of the event, i.e. travel and travel related costs such as transport, freight, …

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Linked Finance

Peer to Peer Lending to Business THE LINKED FINANCE PROMISE In today’s challenging business environment, businesses need to move fast to adapt to the “new normal” and seize opportunities that come their way. So whether you’re just getting back in business or you’re flat out busy meeting new customer demands, we’re here to help you …

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Covid-19 Adaptation Fund – Strand A (with premises)

Funding for Capital Costs in line with guidelines for reopening In recognition of the re-opening costs incurred by tourism businesses, the purpose of this Adaptation Fund (“the Fund”) is to contribute to the costs of implementing Fáilte Ireland’s Guidelines for Re-Opening.It is intended to help support tourism businesses through grant payments to make either the structural adaptations required …

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Sustaining Enterprise Fund

Enterprise Ireland is helping Irish businesses to rebuild after the impact of Covid-19 – providing the funding they need to stabilise cashflow, adapt their operations and innovate to meet new customer needs. Our new funding package is available, which includes: A non-repayable grant of up to 50% of a funding package (up to €200,000) is …

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Covid-19 Adaptation Fund – Strand B (without premises)

Funding for Consumables for sanitisation of equipment and safety gear In recognition of the re-opening costs incurred by tourism businesses, the purpose of this Adaptation Fund (“the Fund”) is to contribute to the costs of implementing Fáilte Ireland’s Guidelines for Re-Opening.It is intended to help support tourism businesses through grant payments to make either the structural adaptations required …

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Direct Mail Fund

An Post commits €2m funding and expertise for Irish SMEs 20 May 2020 Direct Mail fund worth €1m for 1000 SMEs to market their business across Ireland, Discounted Prices for the Covid-19 period, starting with 25% discount on parcels Dedicated eCommerce advice hub to help SMEs start trading online An Post is committing €2 million …

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Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme

Eligible Activities Typical elements involved in developing a sophisticated and transactional online presence include: Research: In-depth analysis of the company’s current and potential online presence and capabilities, target audience and brand. This research should help the applicant make informed decisions about e.g. optimisation of online marketing channels, web functionality, payment systems specification, catalogue presentation, supply …

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Future Growth Loan Scheme

The Future Growth Loan Scheme is a long-term loan (7-10 years) that is offered by the SBCI with the support of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, the European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund (EIF). The Future Growth Loan Scheme (FGLS) benefits from a …

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Business Financial Planning Grant

Overview In light of the COVID-19 crisis there is an immediate need for companies to: understand their immediate liquidity issues – determine how to minimise costs and maximise sources of liquidity; create a financial plan to secure the external finance they require – funding from SBCI/Bank, EI Investment and/or capital from other finance providers will be required …

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Brexit Loan Scheme

Brexit Loan Scheme The Brexit Loan Scheme makes a fund of up to €300 million available to eligible Irish businesses. Finance provided under the scheme is easier to access, more competitively priced, and offered at more favourable terms than other lending for such businesses.  This Department, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Food and …

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