Small Capital Grants Scheme for Social Enterprises

The Department of Rural and Community Development is inviting applications under the Small Capital Grants Scheme for Social Enterprises. The scheme, which is funded by the Dormant Accounts Fund , will provide grants of between €2,000 and €15,000 for equipment, repairs or refurbishments which will enable social enterprises to improve their service delivery.

The scheme is being administered on the Department’s behalf by the network of Local Development Companies (LDCs) which are located throughout the country. Final decisions on funding will be made by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Only social enterprises, as defined in the National Social Enterprise Policy, may apply under this scheme.

Please Note: All application forms must be sent to paul.hennelly@dnwap.ie   Applications must be made using the Application Form that can be found HERE   

 The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 3pm on Monday, 11th November 2019.