Inner City Enterprise

Social Enterprise & social entrepreneurs

Whether you are at the start-up phase or seeking to develop your social enterprise, our team is here to help.

Supports for Social Enterprise & entrepreneurs include


Business Planning




Applying for
the dublin city social enterprise awards

The Dublin City Social Enterprise Awards was established by Inner City Enterprise (ICE) and Dublin City Council with the support of the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Dublin City in 2015., as these partner organisations recognised a gap in the market for small flexible grants to kick-start the creation or development of social enterprises in Dublin City. For this reason, each year since 2015, a fund of €50,000 has been distributed among innovative social enterprises.

Both the programme and competition are aimed at increasing awareness of the important contribution that social enterprise makes to building communities and in creating employment, in addition to developing the skills of the participants who get involved. The awards granted to the successful applicants will also allow them to further develop their plans and activities and bring the benefits of their social enterprise to more individuals and communities.

This year a fund of €50,000 is available to provide a small number of financial awards for Social Enterprises that are at start-up or in the development phase. 

Register for Support

You can also book an appointment below and a member of our team will come back to you on what supports are available to you right now.