Cash grants for Leitrim companies and community groups available in December

Posted on 4 Dec 2023

The RISE Community Fund has announced that applications for its grants to small businesses, farms, community groups and social enterprises are open throughout December in County Leitrim.

Established by Granahan McCourt and National Broadband Ireland (NBI), RISE is providing monthly grants across the country for rural community organisations seeking to boost their digital ecosystems. The fund is further supported by corporate sponsors including KN Circet, KPMG, Test Triangle, DreamDev Technologies, and TLI Group.

Awarding up to five grants of €1000 in December 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 Leitrim 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 1 December 2023 and close on 31 December 2023. 

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