How to apply


**Closed to new applications**

Before applying for this scheme please ensure you have read the Platform Guidelines which contain full details on how the Scheme is operated. The initial application for Gala Dinner Venues Investment Scheme funding comprises of the stages detailed below.

Stage One: Minimum Eligibility Criteria

This stage is now closed.

Stage Two: Completing the application form 

Opens on the 31st  August 2022 at 9 am - November 23rd at 12 noon 

Eligible applicants that progress to Stage 2 of the application process will receive an email invitation with a link to the Gala Dinner Venues Investment Scheme online Stage 2 application form. The application form is available via Fáilte Ireland’s Trade Portal. Only application forms submitted online via the Trade Portal will be accepted and evaluated. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered for evaluation.   

Stage Three: Compliance 

Opens late November 2022 for a duration of 6 weeks 

Only those applicants that meet the Stage 2 requirements will progress to Stage 3 of the application process. 

Contact information

For further information on the Gala Dinner Venues Platforms for Growth scheme, please contact us by email at