Enterprise Projects

Funding will be available from April 2021 to support Enterprise projects under the new Transitional programme. Below is a breakdown of the project types and available rate of grant aid:

Priority will be given to New & Existing Food & Beverage, Rural Tourism and Innovative Enterprises. A particular focus will be on projects that have a capacity to sustain and create jobs and generate positive economic benefit.

Funding will also be available under the LEADER Food Initiative. This initiative aims to support new and existing food and beverage producers to address emerging challenges through investment in areas such as market development, competitiveness and innovation. Click on the following link for more information and the criteria required for this funding: LEADER Food Initiative Criteria

Prior to completing the attached Enterprise Expression of Interest Form, please contact the Project Officer in your district:

Tom Bermingham
Enterprise Project Officer (Wexford, Rosslare & Gorey District)
T: 085 823 9314 Email: tbermingham@wld.ie
tbermingham@wld.ie085 8239314
Helena Dempsey
Enterprise Project Officer (New Ross & Enniscorthy District)
T: 087 1737 502 Email: hdempsey@wld.ie
hdempsey@wld.ie087 1737502

Processed Applications & Grant Awards

Click on the following link to see a full list of all of the enterprises supported and grant amounts approved under the LEADER 2014-2020 programme: List of Enterprises Supported and Grant Amounts Approved

Over €4.7m of LEADER funding was allocated to Enterprise sector in County Wexford from 2016 to 2020 which resulted in 86 enterprises being supported and over 975 jobs being created/sustained. Below is a map and breakdown of enterprises supported by the 2014 -2020 programme:


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