Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, today opened applications to the Restart Grant Plus Scheme.
The scheme is a part of the government’s July Stimulus package, a €7.4bn package of measures designed to manage the impact of Covid-19.
Up to €25,000 is available to help businesses re-open.
Key changes to the Restart Grant Plus Scheme:
- €300m additional funding in addition to €250m previously committed
- Grant amount has increased substantially. Minimum grant is now €4,000 and maximum is €25,000. Previous grant amounts were €2,000 and €10,000 respectively
- Medium sized companies now eligible Companies with up to 250 employees can now apply (previously the grant was for companies with less than 50 employees)
- Increased eligibility Non-rateable B&Bs, sports clubs with commercial activities and trading charity shops are now eligible
For further information on the scheme, and how to apply visit KCC's website here.