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14 Aug 2022

Senator McGreehan welcomes €400k grant funding for social enterprises across the country

Louth Senator welcomes Land Development Agency Bill

Senator Erin McGreehan

A local Louth Senator has welcomed the government’s launch of a €400,000 enterprise start-up fund, set to give small grants to local businesses.

Fianna Fáil Senator Erin McGreehan welcomed the funding, saying it was an “excellent opportunity” for small social enterprises.

The Social Enterprise Start-up Fund will have a total of 400,000 attached to it, with a total of 25 businesses set to receive grants.

These grants can range between €9,500 and €12,000, alongside giving businesses access to a six-month training programme.

“This is an excellent opportunity for social enterprises and highlights a commitment this government has in providing an equitable economic and social recovery from this pandemic,” said Senator McGreehan.

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