Tue, 4th May, 2021

Funding of up to €40,000 (80% of project costs) for businesses with more than 10 employees

Enterprise Ireland have announced details of their new Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme 2021 which has supported hundreds of projects to allow established businesses to review and expand their online website offering with a view to innovating and exploring export markets for their products and services online.

Talk to the Dotser Online Retail Scheme team today -

Attend the Webinar - Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme
Enterprise Ireland will host an Online Retail Scheme Webinar on Wednesday 12th May, 2021 at 11am to outline the application and evaluation process for the current call for applications for the Online Retail Scheme.

Register for the Webinar - Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme

Competitive scheme:

  • Funding of up to €40,000 (max 80%) via competitive call

Eligible costs:

  • fees of an external service provider to develop a digital strategy & enhance the company’s online presence and back-end systems (e.g. payments, supply chain)
  • salary costs of an internal project champion

Eligibility criteria:

  • Irish-owned eligible retailers employing >10 full-time equivalent employees
  • must have an existing online presence (website or social media)
  • must have a retail outlet(s) on or before 29th Feb 2020 and derive majority of revenue from retailing products directly to individual consumers
  • projects should show ambition to export in future
  • minimum expenditure of €12,500 (€10,000 grant) (up to 50% salary costs)
  • excludes e.g. franchisees, hotels, restaurants, pubs, primary agricultural producers.