Minister Humphreys Announces €1m Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, TD, has announced one million euro in funding for social enterprises nationwide. The Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 will provide funding for the purchase of equipment or the carrying out of repairs or refurbishments to enable social enterprises to improve their service delivery.
The scheme supports one of the key commitments in the National Social Enterprise Policy for Ireland 2019-2022 – “Growing and Strengthening Social Enterprise”.
The Department of Rural and Community Development is now inviting social enterprises across the country to apply for funding under the scheme.
The Social Enterprise Capital Grants Scheme 2021 is being administered by Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) in each Local Authority area. Details on how to apply will be available from each LCDC shortly.