Social Enterprise Development Fund

Funding of €1.6 million is being made available through the Social Enterprise Development Fund which will be delivered over two years 2018 – 2020.

The objective of the fund is to find and back social enterprises that add to the social and economic fabric of their community by way of social impact.

For further information and to make an application online click here.

The deadline for applications is 28th March 2018 at 5pm.

We are holding roadshow events with the aim of helping applicants through the application process.

  • Offaly - County Arms Hotel Seefin, Birr, Co. Offaly.
    16th February 2018 @ 11am - 1pm
  • Mayo - Castlebar Regional Training Centre, Mayo County Council, The Mall, Castlebar.
    19th February 2018 @ 11am - 1pm
  • Dublin - Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8.
    23rd February 2018 @ 12.30pm - 2.30pm
  • Cavan - Council Chamber, Cavan County Council, Courthouse, Farnham Street Cavan H12 R6V2.
    27th February 2018 @ 11am - 1pm

This is a fantastic opportunity to bring Ireland's social enterprise community together and discuss the challenges/opportunities facing the sector. We'll also provide important information around how enterprises can apply for a share of our SED Fund Awards and a place on our Accelerator.

We'd love for you to attend this event and push the word out amongst your network.

Click here to register for the SED fund roadshow event.

This service is provided by

Social Development Directorate

Phone +353 61 557028
Limerick City and County Council, Merchants Quay, Limerick, V94 EH90