What web design grants are there in Ireland?
The best web design grant you can get in Ireland. It is a great opportunity for small business owners. The Online Trading Voucher Scheme is a scheme devised by the government to help small businesses get online. Your Local Enterprise Board will pay for 90% of your website. You are required to co-fund the project with remaining 10%. This makes getting a website very affordable for small business owners. There are a few requirements which are listed below. Your Local Enterprise Board also offer helpful advice and training. The maximum amount the Local Enterprise Board will fund is €2500.
How do I apply for the Online Trading Voucher scheme?
The first thing you have to do is contact your local enterprise board (https://www.localenterprise.ie/Find-Your-Local-Enterprise-Office/) and ask them to include you in the next Online Trading Voucher Scheme webinar. It is basically a one hour meeting you have to sit through. Once you have done that, you will have to wait 10-14 days to receive an application form. After you receive this form, please contact me and I will help you to fill it out. Please note that you will require 3 quotes from 3 different companies. I can help you to get the required quotes.
What are the requirements for the Online Trading Voucher Scheme?
Your business must meet the following requirements:
- Limited or no e-commerce presence;
- 10 or less employees;
- Turnover less than €2m;
- Applicant business must be trading for at least 6 Months**;
- Business must be located in the area covered by the LEO to whom they make their application i.e. LEOs cannot accept applications from businesses located outside their jurisdiction.