Covid-19 Supports Available for Local Businesses
There's huge uncertainty for businesses struggling to re-open, with the postponing of the full lifting of lockdown restrictions. Talking to businesses across the Dublin Central area, it's clear that many have yet to reopen and will find it difficult to do so. Below are some supports which may be of help to businesses that have taken a hit over the past few months, along with links to more information on each scheme:
Covid-19 Restart Grant: €2,000-€10,000 grant for small-medium sized business, deadline to apply is 31st August. More info: dublincity.ie/restartbusinessgrant
Enterprise Support Grant: €1,000 grant for self-employed people running small businesses. More info: http://www.gov.ie/.../739f3-enterprise-support-grant-for.../
Covid-19 Business Financial Planning Grant: Up to €5,000 funding for access to a financial consultant, for Enterprise Ireland client companies. More info: http://www.enterprise-ireland.com/.../Covid-19-Business...
Trading Online Voucher Scheme: Up to €2,500 in supports for small businesses to help with trading online. More info: http://localenterprise.ie/.../Trading-Online-Voucher.../
Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme: Grant worth at least €10,000 for small businesses looking to trade online. Applications currently closed, but new round of funding expected soon. More info: http://enterprise-ireland.com/.../online-retail-scheme.html