Outdoor Dining Enhancement Scheme

The Outdoor Dining Enhancement Scheme is now open for applications. Applications are to be made directly to your Local Authority.

The aim of the scheme is to provide financial support to hospitality and tourism businesses towards the cost of equipment to provide additional outdoor seating and facilitate these businesses to increase their outdoor dining capacity for the summer of 2021.

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.

Applicants can apply for a grant up to 75% of the ex-VAT cost of equipment purchased (to a maximum of €4,000).
Note: Expenditure must be incurred between 1st April 2020 and 30th September 2021.

For further information or to submit an application please visit your local county council website (Donegal – https://www.donegalcoco.ie/business/developingourtourismsector/outdoor%20dining%20grant%20scheme/)

Note: The scheme will close for applications on 30th September 2021.

Should you have any queries or require assistance in making an application please do not hesitate to contact us.