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€5.5m COVID-19 Online Retail Scheme – New

The €5.5 million COVID-19 Online Retail Scheme is open to eligible Irish-owned retail enterprises that had 10 or more employees on or before 29 February 2020 and have the potential to sustain or create jobs, generate growth in online transactions and with an ambition to internationalise their business in the future.

The purpose of this fund is to enable Irish-owned retailers to enhance their digital capability and to develop a more competitive online offer, that will enable an increase in their customer base and build a more resilient business in the domestic and global marketplace both online and offline.

Successful applicants will receive a grant of up to 80% of project costs, with these grants ranging from €10,000 to a maximum of €40,000.

How do I apply?
Application must be made via the Enterprise Ireland Online Application System during the Call open dates.

Call Open date: Monday 31 August 2020
Call Close date: Monday 28 September 2020 at 3pm