Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

The Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP) Wexford Local Development offers a variety of services to people who wish to develop or start a business within County Wexford.

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Ann Dempsey
Employment & Enterprise Coordinator
Annette Eilis
Enterprise Project Officer
Amanda Bennett
Enterprise Project Officer

LEADER 2014-2020 Programme

Grant aid of up to 50% of eligible costs is available for niche start-up and expanding businesses across a range of sectors to include niche general enterprises, food & beverage producers, tourism attractions, creative industries, renewable energy and farm diversification. Start up or expanding businesses (with between 1 and 100 employees) can apply for up to €200,000 grant aid towards capital and marketing expenditure.

Enterprise applications are accepted on a rolling call basis. In advance of an application, it is important to contact Tom Bermingham or Helena Dempsey to discuss your proposal and determine whether your business/idea is eligible for LEADER funding. All applications are preceded by completing and returning an Enterprise Applicants Expression of Interest Form 2018.

Please note that we are now in the final year of the current LEADER programme (2020), therefore we advise that you contact us without delay in order to discuss and commence the application process.

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Tom Bermingham
Enterprise Projects Officer (Wexford & Gorey Areas)
Helena Dempsey
Enterprise Projects Officer (New Ross & Enniscorthy Areas)