What Costs are Eligible and What is the Maximum Funding Available?
The typical cost of undertaking a GreenStart assignment is €6,300.
The maximum grant funding available from Enterprise Ireland is €5,000. If the cost of the GreenStart assignment is less than €6,300 the company is still required to pay the first €1,300 in costs.
Eligible Expenditure is limited to the cost of hiring an Environmental consultant/trainer for a maximum of 7 days. Note that actual costs to the company are based on market rates and may be higher.
The maximum daily fee payable to a consultant/trainer is €900 inclusive of travel and subsistence and all out-of-pocket expenses.
Note: Receipt of other grants from Enterprise Ireland may impact on your eligibility for support under this initiative.
Ineligible costs include:
• General Consultancy including market research, IT implementation, financial review and planning, HR consulting or health and safety training.
• Capital equipment, materials or travel and subsistence costs.
• Energy audits by companies already required to carry out an energy audit under the Energy Efficiency Directive.
• If project is focussed on Energy Efficiency Design, company will be directed to apply to SEAI (EXEED; Stage 1).
For more information on GreenStart funding don’t hesitate to contact us.
Are You Eligible?
GreenStart is open to HPSU’s, SME’s and large companies that are Enterprise Ireland, IDA or Udaras na Gaeltachta clients.If you are not a client of Enterprise Ireland, IDA or Udaras na Gaeltachta and employ less than 10 employees, you should consider the Green for Micro Program.