Sponsoring Agency: Mayo County Council
Type of Fund: Grant
Deadline Available: Available
Deadline Date (mm/dd/yyyy): 09/30/2021
Size of the Fund: Less than USD $50,000
The focus of this scheme is to provide a level of financial support to tourism and hospitality businesses, in town centres, to purchase or upgrade equipment to provide additional outdoor seating and, therefore, increase their outdoor dining capacity for the summer of 2021.
This scheme will financially assist and support independent tourism and hospitality business owners to create outdoor dining experiences in a regulated and accessible manner. Funding under the scheme is only available to existing businesses.
The scheme will provide for up to 75% of the ex-VAT cost of equipment purchased/installed with a maximum allowable contribution of up to €4,000 per applicant.
What Items are considered eligible for the scheme:
This scheme will financially assist and support independent tourism and hospitality businesses where food is sold for consumption on the premises to create an outdoor dining experience in a regulated and accessible manner.
• Electric heaters
• Plant stands
• Wooden Platform
• All applicants will be required to comply with planning codes, legislative requirements and other compliance requirements.
• The scheme is open to attractions, hotels, restaurants, cafes, public houses or other tourism and hospitality business establishments where food is sold for consumption on the premises and premises that have no commercial rates outstanding to Mayo County Council or have a payment plan in place.
(Please note: the commercial rates due eligibility cause is in respect of premises have paid their rates demand for the period up to 31st December 2019 or a payment plan is in place with Mayo County Council”.)
More information at: https://www.mayo.ie/OutdoorDiningGrant