Invest NI announce COVID-19 Digital Selling Capability Grant

Invest NI announce COVID-19 Digital Selling Capability Grant

Invest NI have announced a new Covid-19 Digital Selling Capability Grant. Providing up to £20,000 for retail and wholesale businesses to grow their business online. We can assist you in applying for the grant.

James Nesbitt
James Nesbitt

We are not the grant providers. The grant providers are Invest NI. We are service providers that can help you with the work. We can help guide you through the application process and answer any project related questions you may have. We may also provide you with a project proposal required for the grant application process.

Invest NI have announced further government funding to support retailers and wholesalers with online growth. The grant is currently open for applications. Read on to find out if you might qualify and how we can help you apply for the grant.

What is it?

DSCG is part of a wider COVID-19 support package to help eligible businesses progress recovery plans, strengthen supply chains, develop new products and access finance – the third call for applications is now open.

Who is it for?

The grant is available for retail and wholesale businesses based in NI that employ 5 or more full-time staff.

What is available?

Businesses can access up to £20,000 to support 50% of costs towards hiring agencies like ourselves to help with e-commerce related services. This could be for a new e-commerce build or to further develop your existing e-commerce business online. For example, if you spent £30,000 you could potentially access a maximum of £15,000.

Are you eligible?

The Digital Selling Grant is open for application to all small or medium sized retailers or wholesalers looking to grow their business online.

You can find detailed eligibility guidance notes here.

How you apply

The grant is being managed by Invest NI and is now open for applications until Friday 15th October 2021.

If you'd like help checking eligibility or to chat over your options, you can also give us a call on 02890 538511 or send us an email to and we can help you through the process.

James Nesbitt
James Nesbitt
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