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Finance in Focus

Please complete the following steps in order to claim your grant.

Review your Letter of Offer (Grant Agreement) taking note of the;

  • Project Number
  • Expenditure and Grant Amounts Approved and
  • Final Claim Date

Please note that you can make a maximum of 1 claim against this Grant.

Step 1 - Checklist and Forms

Download and complete the following documents. If any of the required documents are missing, the claim will be returned.

Finance in Focus Grant Claim Checklist [word format]

Finance in Focus Director Statement [word format]

Finance in Focus Report – Note all approved consultants have received an agreed template for project reporting.

A copy of the completed report must be submitted to prior to submission of your claim.

Step 2 - Submit Forms

Submit your claim to Enterprise Ireland by email to

** Please note that claims are not accepted by post.

  • Remember, when emailing, to include your Company Name and Project Number in the Subject Line.
  • Use your Client Number (CES ID) number when encrypting files. Your CES ID number can be found in “Schedule A” of your company’s Letter of Offer.

Step 3 - What Happens Next

  • The claim will be assigned to a Payment Officer, who will review the documentation to ensure that all required forms and documentation is included. If any required information is missing the Payment Officer will: 1) suspend the claim and request outstanding information or 2) if significant documentation is missing or the Final Claim Date has expired, the claim may be returned as invalid.
  • If all is in order, the claimed expenditure and associated supporting documentation will be desk inspected. The Finance in Focus Report will be passed to your Development Adviser for validation. Your Development Adviser will review the plan/report and instruct the Payment Officer to pay or disallow the claim depending on their findings.
  • The Payment Officer completes the authorisation of the claim and submits a payment request to our Finance Department.
  • A letter will issue via email from Grant Payments - Industry with details of the approved payment and advising that payment will follow shortly to the Grantee Company’s bank account.

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