Cash Grants for Limerick Companies and Community Groups Available in April

Posted on 3 Apr 2023

The RISE Community Fund supported by National Broadband Ireland (NBI) and Granahan McCourt has announced that applications for its grants to small businesses, farms, community groups and social enterprises are open throughout April in County Limerick.

Established by Granahan McCourt and NBI Chairman, David McCourt, RISE is providing monthly grants across the country to give an immediate cash injection into local communities seeking to boost their digital ecosystems.

Awarding up to five grants of €1000 in April to successful applicants across the county, the RISE Community Fund is hoping to empower people’s plans to use technology.

Small businesses, farms, community groups and social enterprises with plans to use technology to scale their operations and bring tangible benefits to their local communities are encouraged to visit for entry forms and guidelines.

NBI is reminding Limerick residents to also visit their website at to check whether their home, farm or business is included in the National Broadband Plan and to sign up for Eircode specific updates on the rollout.

Applications for the cash grants open on 3 April 2023 and close on 30 April 2023. “The application process has been made incredibly quick and easy, and successful applicants will be notified by early May, with money following in quick succession. We can’t wait to see the entrepreneurial ideas from Limerick,” said Orla O’Malley, Programme Director at RISE.

Full details