Businesses & Micro-Enterprises

The government has committed to providing resources for growth and stability through funding and grants.
With the support of dynamic, innovative initiatives, Irish businesses and micro-enterprises have the opportunity to thrive and flourish.

EnteRprise Ireland

Green Transition Fund:

As part of Ireland’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan and funded by the European Union, the Green Transition Fund will accelerate the decarbonisation of Irish enterprise.

Digital Transition Fund:

The Digital Transition Fund will drive transformative digitalisation of enterprise in Ireland, particularly amongst SMEs. The fund will help companies at all stages of their digitalisation journey.

Innovation Support:

This page provides information on funding and support programs available to businesses, including grants, loans, and other financial supports. You can also find information on eligibility criteria, application procedures, and deadlines.

Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs)

Priming Grants:

A Priming Grant is a business start-up grant, available to micro enterprises within the first 18 months of start-up.

Business Expansion Grants:

The Business Expansion grant is designed to assist the business in its growth phase after the initial 18 month start-up period.

TAME grant:

The Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters (TAME) grant enables clients to explore and develop new market opportunities. The TAME grant part-funds the costs that can be incurred investigating and researching export markets, e.g. exhibiting at Trade Fairs, preparing marketing material and developing websites specifically targeting overseas markets.

Micro Finance Ireland:

Small Business Loans

Trading Online Voucher Scheme:

The Trading Online Voucher Scheme is designed to assist small businesses with 10 or less employees to trade more online, boost sales and reach new markets.



Micro-Enterprise looking to identify cross-border markets and customers to win new business

European commission

Check the funding available for businesses in Europe.

interreg europe

Co-funded by the European Union, check the fundings that are available to you and your business.