Below is an overview of the various financial supports Carlow County Council’s Local Enterprise Office has available to Carlow businesses in the food and drinks industry
Priming Grants: Up to €150,000 available to businesses trading less than 18 months. More info.
Business Expansion Grants: Up to €150,000 available to businesses trading more than 18 months. More info.
Feasibility Grant: Up to €15,000 available to undertake research or innovation such as designing a new food/drink product. More info.
Trading Online Voucher: Up to €2,5000 available to help businesses develop online sales platforms including e-commerce websites. More info.
Micro-Exporters Grant: Up to €2,5000 available to help businesses explore export markets including developing marketing materials. More info.
Bord Bia also provide occasional financial supports to food and drinks producers. Details can be found on their website.