Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, TD, announced on 6th September one million euro in funding for social enterprises nationwide.

The Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 will provide funding for the purchase of equipment or the carrying out of repairs or refurbishments to enable social enterprises to improve their service delivery and is now open for applications.

Applications can be made through the DLR online grants system here:

The closing date is the 13th of October and is set to comply with the Departmental timeline for this new grants scheme. The upper limit for grants is €10,000.

This scheme is focused on Social Enterprises and funds can only be awarded to genuine social enterprises. Enquiries: DLR Applicants are advised that all enquiries in relation to the Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 should be directed to or 01 205 4893.