Enterprise Ireland Grants for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Enterprise Ireland logoEnterprise Ireland provides a number of grants and programmes for established small and medium sized enterprises in the manufacturing and internationally traded services sectors.


Crowleys DFK has reviewed these grants and have shortlisted those we believe may be of interest to your business.

R&D Fund Small Projects
The R&D Fund: Small Projects aims to assist businesses in establishing or increasing their R&D activity and systems. Enterprise Ireland part-funds the project cost, but total project expenditure must be less than €130,000.

Key Manager Grant
The aim of this initiative is to provide partial funding towards the cost of recruiting a Key Manager with skills that are critical to the future growth of the business.

Job Expansion Fund
The aim of this grant is to assist businesses achieve enhanced growth through increased employment.  The fund provides grant support up to a maximum of €150,000 towards the recruitment of new employees.  Businesses must be looking to recruit at least three new employees (not replacing existing employees) per application and show a minimum increase in turnover of €350,000 over the next two years.

For detailed eligibility, funding and application details, please download our briefing.

If you require further information or assistance with applications please contact:

Paddy O’Sullivan
T: 021-4272900
E: posullivan@crowleysdfk.ie