Local Enterprise Office, Trading Online Voucher Scheme
Grow your business online
The Trading Online Voucher scheme from LEO offers a grant of up to €2,500 in matched funding to help you develop your digital capability in this growing online-first world.
Are You Eligible?
To be eligible, participating businesses must:
- Have 10 or less employees.
- Have turnover of less than €2m.
- Be trading for at least 6 months.
The voucher provides a grant of 50% of eligible expenditure up to a max. of €2,500. So, for example, on a project costing €5,000 + VAT or above, you can get the maximum grant of €2,500 (50%).
How to Apply?
Evaluate if your business is eligible to apply for this fund
- Talk to IMA about our relevant experience and our ideas on how we could maximise the benefit of this programme for your business
- Attend the next LEO Information Seminar
- Complete and submit your application. IMA are happy to assist you with your application
Trading Online Voucher INFORMATION CALL
To find out more information about the Trading Online Voucher and arrange a short call with us to see how we can help you secure the grant, simply fill in the form below:
- A small business in Ireland
- Trading for at least 6 months
- Employing less than 10 people
- Turning over less than €2m per annum
- Not currently trading online
What is the Trade Online Voucher (TOV) Scheme?
The Trade Online Voucher Scheme (used to be known as the LEO grant) is a government-led initiative to help small businesses to trade online. The scheme provides small businesses with up to €2,500 in grant funding to help cover 50% of the cost of developing an e-commerce website or upgrading their existing website to incorporate e-commerce functionality.
How can we help you?
As a digital marketing agency located in Dublin, Ireland, we can provide you with the support you need to take advantage of the Trade Online Voucher Scheme. Our experienced team of digital marketing specialists can provide you with a free consultation and strategy to help you get your online business up and running as well as tips on how to apply.
Why Trade Online Voucher Scheme?
Setting up a business in Ireland can be a daunting task, especially if you’re a small business owner. There are many things to consider, from securing business loans to finding the right location and staff. However, with the Trading Online Voucher Scheme, you can take advantage of funding to help get your business up and running online.
Trading Online Voucher Scheme: Case Studies
The Trading Online Voucher Scheme has been a hugely successful scheme by the Local Enterprise Office in helping Irish small businesses improve their online presence to reach new customers and markets. 800 local businesses in Wicklow who receive the Trading Online Voucher grew internationally, increasing their sales by an average of 21%.
What are the eligibility criteria for the Trade Online Voucher Scheme?
To be eligible for the scheme, you must be:
How much funding can I get with the Trade Online Voucher Scheme?
The Trade Online Voucher Scheme provides 50% funding of up to €2,500 to help cover the cost of developing an e-commerce website or upgrading your existing website to incorporate e-commerce functionality. You then match this funding with 50% of your own money meaning you can build a €5,000 website.
How long does it take to receive funding?
Once your application has been approved, you can expect to receive your funding within a few weeks.
How can the Irish Media Agency help me with the Trade Online Voucher Scheme?
Our experienced team of digital marketing specialists can provide you with a free consultation and strategy to help you get your online business up and running. We can help you design and develop your website, create engaging content, and implement effective digital marketing strategies to reach your target audience.
Start Your Own Business Grant
The Trade Online Voucher Scheme is a great opportunity for small businesses in Ireland to get the funding they need to trade online. With the help of the Irish Media Agency, you can take advantage of this scheme and start your own online business today.