Cash Grants for Wexford Companies and Community Groups Available in November

Posted on 1 Nov 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 November in County Wexford. 

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 November 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 Wexford 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 1st November 2023 and close on 30 November 2023. 

“The application process has been made incredibly quick and easy, and successful applicants will be notified by early December, with money following in quick succession. We can’t wait to see the entrepreneurial ideas from Wexford,” said Orla O’Malley, Programme Director at RISE.

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