Thinking of starting a new business? Unsure of which supports are out there for you?

There are over 170 different Government supports for Irish start-ups and small businesses. An Online Guide has been launched to help Irish start-ups and small businesses navigate the range of Government supports to see which you could possibly apply.

Included in this online guide are supports from:


  • Arts Council
  • Bord Bia
  • Bord Iascaigh Mhara
  • Cork Business Innovation Centre (CorkBIC)
  • Credit Guarantee Scheme
  • Credit Review Office
  • Culture Ireland
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine
  • Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs
  • Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation
  • Department of Social Protection
  • Design & Crafts Council of Ireland
  • Dublin Business Innovation Centre
  • Enterprise Europe Network
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Fáilte Ireland
  • Food Safety Authority of Ireland
  • Foodworks
  • IntertradeIreland
  • Ireland Strategic Investment Fund
  • Irish Film Board
  • Irish Research Council
  • Local Enterprise Office
  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Office of Government Procurement
  • Revenue
  • Skillnets
  • South East Business Innovation Centre
  • Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland
  • Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
  • Teagasc
  • Údarás na Gaeltachta
  • WestBIC (Business Innovation Centre)
  • Western Development Commission

Find out more and take the survey to find out what supports are available to you