Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities, Training & Financial Supports in the Upper Shannon Erne Region

Co. Cavan

https://www.localenterprise.ie/Cavan/ - Cavan Local Enterprise Office

http://www.cmleader.ie/ - Cavan Monaghan LEADER

Co. Leitrim

https://www.localenterprise.ie/leitrim/ - Leitrim Local Enterprise Office

http://www.ldco.ie/ - Leitrim Development Company

Co. Longford

https://www.localenterprise.ie/longford - Longford Local Enterprise Office

http://www.lcrl.ie/- Longford Community Resources Limited

Co. Roscommon

https://www.localenterprise.ie/roscommon - Roscommon Local Enterprise Office

http://www.rosleaderpartnership.ie/ - Roscommon LEADER Partnership

 

Supports for your Business

Business with Less than 10 people

The first point of contact for a person setting up a business/expanding a business employing less than 10 people in Cavan, Leitrim, Longford or Roscommon is to contact your Local Enterprise Office as they can offer the following supports:

  • Business Advisory Service
  • A one stop shop for business information
  • Management Development and mentoring services
  • A range of training programmes
  • Market Research assistance
  • Assistance with the development of a business plan
  • Financial assistance in form of capital, employment or feasibility study grants

Business with More than 10 Employees

The first point of contact for a person setting up a business/expanding a business employing more than 10 people is Enterprise Ireland at www.enterprise-ireland.com.

Enterprise Ireland Start Up Team primarily encourages and supports new high potential start-up businesses or "HPSUs" as a key priority. High Potential Start Ups are businesses that will be:

  • manufacturing an export orientated product, or, offering a service that is internationally traded;
  • offering a product or service that is innovative or technologically advanced;
  • aiming to realise sales of €1m and employment of 10 or more within 3 years;
  • located and controlled in Ireland

 

  • Ireland Structural and Investment Funds
  • EU European Regional Development Fund