Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Published at: 29 June 2020
Last updated 29 June 2020
The Enterprise Support Grant will shortly be available to assist eligible self-employed recipients who are closing the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
scheme after 25th June 2020.
This will provide business owners with a once-off grant of up to €1,000 to re-start their business which was closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Department is developing the systems to put this grant into effect and will update you on how to access the grant over the coming weeks.
The Grant will be awarded to self-employed people who:
Funding will be awarded for 80% of eligible costs up to a maximum of €1,000.
Grants will be awarded on costs related to reopening your business, including:
Invoices must be submitted with application.
Normal business costs are not included.
The Department will provide information on how to access the grant over the coming weeks.
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