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    Who to contact

    If you require more advice on funding, please contact our Customer Support Team.

    Identify available funding

    We support and encourage the promotion of Ireland as a high-quality and competitive tourist destination through the following funding schemes:

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    New Grants Scheme for Large Tourism Projects

    We have now launched our Grants Scheme for Large Tourism Projects (for capital grants above €200,000). The scheme sets out to encourage innovation to support tourism across Ireland.

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    Festivals and Participative Events Scheme

    In 2017, we invested €3.5 million across 253 festival and events through our festival and events initiative. Find out if your event is eligible.

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    Supporting SMEs Online Tool

    There are various Government supports for Irish start-ups and small businesses. The online guide is to help Irish start-ups and small businesses navigate the range of Government supports.

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    Tax Schemes

    Find out more about tourism tax schemes: Employment Investment Incentive; Hotel Capital Allowance and Section 482 for approved buildings or gardens. Find out if you are eligible to apply.

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    Conference Financial Support Scheme

    If you are thinking of bringing an international conference to Ireland, or you are already involved in this process, our dedicated Meet In Ireland team will assist you with your bid.

    Funding for startups

    There is no direct funding available from Fáilte Ireland for business startups at this time.

    You can learn more about funding opportunities through the following resources:

    Funding schemes currently under review

    Applications for the following programmes are closed:

    Funding for the Market and Product Support Scheme (MAPSS) has now ceased.