Government approves restart grant for small businesses

  • Direct grant aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 based on commercial rates bill from 2019
  • The scheme applies to small businesses with a turnover of under €5 million and employing 50 people or less
  • The scheme opened for applications on Friday 22 May through the Local Authorities

The grant can be used to defray ongoing fixed costs, for replenishing stock and for measures needed to ensure employee and customer safety.

For more details click on this link

Most Councils have an online application process but a copy of the application form can be accessed here if the online application is not accessible – Restart Grant Application Form (003)

Online applications can be accessed at the links below:

For Galway City-based businesses – online application link 

For Galway County – online application link

For Mayo County – online application link

For Clare County – online application link