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Trading Online Voucher Scheme Grant

Local Enterprise Offices may provide financial support to small businesses to help them trade online, develop their websites and develop digital marketing strategies.

Trading Online Voucher Scheme

For many businesses, the question is not whether to trade online, it's how to start.

Designed to assist small businesses, the Trading Online Voucher Scheme offers training and advice, along with financial assistance of up to €2,500. This is a unique programme under the National Digital Strategy, funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and provided by the nationwide network of Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs). The scheme is a matched-funding prospect where the maximum amount payable is €2,500 or 50% of the eligible cost (whichever is the lesser), exclusive of VAT.

The target for Vouchers is a business with limited online trading presence and:

  • 10 employees or less
  • €2 million or less in turnover
  • at least 12 months trading
  • {additional T&Cs apply}

How many businesses have been assisted?

  • 450+ information sessions
  • 7,000+ businesses trained
  • Almost 3,000 businesses successfully applied
  • De-committal rate ~15%

Contact phone number: 052-6129466 / 052-6187070 for more information on the scheme and on how to apply.

For further Information on this scheme, the link to the website is

Other Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment Scheme (s) include for:

  • Digital Skills for Citizens Grant Scheme
  • School Digital Champion

For further Information on these schemes, the link to the Department of Communications, Climate action and Environment website is