Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021

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Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021

 

Roscommon 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 €20,635.12 in funding for Roscommon under the scheme. 

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.

Please see the following link for 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:

 

https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/1ea57-minister-humphreys-announces-one-million-euro-social-enterprise-capital-grants-scheme-2021/

 

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”.

Click here for Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 Application Form.

  For any queries please contact Julie Ann Finan in the Community & Enterprise Section by email jfinan@roscommoncoco.ie or CEP@roscommoncoco.ie  or telephone 090 66 37381.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 1pm Tuesday 12th October, 2021.