Ireland (Republic) – Export Assistance Grant

Grant Name: Export Assistance Grant
Country: Ireland (Republic)
Information Link:

Export Grants will part-fund the costs that can be incurred in investigating and researching export markets, e.g. exhibiting at Trade Fairs, preparing marketing material and developing websites specifically targeting overseas markets. 

Grant Terms:

  • Grant Covers 50{5fd5d0c347966b9ca8e0f456e16034dfe54ed0385696705fc3c1ddd66732c056} of eligible costs (net of vat) to a max of €2,500.
  • Applications must be made prior to any expenditure being incurred
  • Payments will be made to approved projects on receipt of proof of payment of all qualifying and approved expenses.

Projects eligible for support include:

  • enterprises not employing more than 10 people;
  • enterprises located within the geographic location of the Local Enterprise Office
  • enterprises operating in the commercial sphere
  • enterprises must demonstrate a market for their proposed product/service
  • enterprises engaged in manufacturing or internationally traded services
  • Innovative businesses with prototype products
  • Enterprises must not have received any funding for this proposal from any other source
  • Eligible Expenditure categories
  • Trade Show Exhibitor costs*
  • Export Specific Marketing Materials
  • Export related website development

*Note –   Economy Flight Costs are eligible with other travel and subsistence costs subject to the Local Enterprise Office maximum limits.

To Apply:

Local Enterprise Ireland