Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021

Limerick Local Community Development Committee invites applications for funding under the 2021 Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021. The Department of Rural and Community Development has approved €39,883.29 in funding for Limerick under the scheme.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon Friday 8th October 2021.

Only social enterprises, as defined in the national social enterprise policy, may apply under this scheme. All applicants will be checked and verified to ensure they meet the definition. Applicants who do not meet the definition will not be considered.

A press release on the launch of the Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme at national level by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD is available here.

The Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 will provide funding towards small scale capital costs.

Capital costs incurred by social enterprises for the purchase of equipment or the carrying out of repairs or refurbishments of existing facilities can be funded. The Scheme does not provide funding for operating or administrative costs.   

Expenditure incurred before the date of grant approval will not be eligible.

The scheme supports one of the key commitments in the National Social Enterprise Policy for Ireland 2019-2022, Growing and Strengthening Social Enterprise.

The Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 Application Form is available to download in the supporting documents below.

For any queries please contact the Community Development Section by email communityscheme@limerick.ie or phone 061 557110/ 557215.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon Friday 8th October 2021.


For more information contact:

Community Development Section
Limerick City and County Council
Urban and Rural Community Development
Community Development Directorate
Merchant’s Quay
Limerick V94 EH90

Email: communityscheme@limerick.ie

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