Please see the LEO Limerick website for Evaluation and Approvals Committee dates and submission deadlines
Complete the Grant Expression of Interest Application only if you have read the eligibility criteria (below) and deem yourself suitable for grant funding.
Your completed Grant Expression of Interest Application Form will be reviewed. A member of our team will be in touch within 10 working days to confirm that you are indeed eligible to apply for grant funding.
Note: This is an expression of interest, not a grant application
All information submitted is strictly confidential
Local Enterprise Office Limerick provides a range of financial supports designed to assist with the establishment and or growth of small scale businesses. Eligible enterprises include those employing 10 or less full-time employees and satisfy the criteria set out below.
Eligibility Criteria for Financial Supports
The enterprise must be in manufacturing or Internationally Traded Services Sectors;
The enterprise must be in the commercial sphere;
The enterprise must demonstrate a market for the product/service;
The enterprise must have a capacity for growth and new job creation;
The enterprise must not employ more than 10 people.
Projects must be in the commercial sphere, demonstrate a market for the product/service, and have a capacity for growth and local job creation. Business must have a registered address in Limerick City or County, and provide employment locally.
Retail enterprises (eg. restaurants, cafes, mobile food outlets, etc.) wholesale enterprises, personal services (e.g. gardeners, hairdressers etc.).
Projects in the local service sector which give rise to deadweight and displacement.
Mainstream professional services (e.g. accountants, solicitors).
The trades and construction.
Accommodation type projects.
Projects which involve primary agricultural production.
Alternative healthcare practices.
Once off projects (eg. conferences and seminars).
Projects which are contrary to public policy.
Companies which already have a relationship with Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland, SFADCo or Udaras na Gaeltachta.
Companies in the Manufacturing or internationally traded services area whose present or potential employment exceeds 10 persons.