Grants and Assistance

Grants and funding are available from a number of different bodies such as:


The role of Bord Bia (Irish Food Board) is to act as a link between Irish Food and Drink suppliers and existing and potential customers. Our mission is to drive the success of a world class Irish food, drink and horticulture industry by providing strategic market development, promotion and information services.

Cavan-Monaghan LEADER is a joint venture between Breffni Integrated Limited and Monaghan Integrated Development Limited for the delivery of the Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 in the Cavan-Monaghan region. CML was established in 2008 and is the primary rural development organisation in the region.

County & City Enterprise Boards (CEB’s) provide a range of fiancial supports designed to assist with the establishment and or growth of small scale businesses employing up to ten people. These include: Feasibility/Innovation Grants, Priming Grants and Business Expansion Grants.

If you are considering Ireland as a location for conducting R&D, IDA can support you from the start. They will help you to investigate the possibility of doing R&D here using a feasibility study and upgrade the skills portfolio and knowledge base of your key staff to carry out these activities. When you have identified a specific area of your business that could be developed and enhanced with research, IDA can provide support for a small pilot R&D project.

Interreg is a Community initiative that aims to stimulate interregional cooperation in the European Union.  One of its main targets is to diminish the influence of national borders in favor of equal economic, social and cultural development of the whole territory of the European Union.

Every year thousands of people in Northern Ireland start a business. If you are thinking about starting your own business, Invest NI can help. They have a range of programmes, such as The PROPEL Programme and The Go for it Programme, as well as a network of dedicated enterprise partners who can offer all the encouragement, advice and information you need to turn your business idea into reality.

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