Wexford Local Development (WLD) is one of 48 Local Development Companies in Ireland. They deliver a range of interlinked programmes on behalf of local and national Government to address the needs of individuals and communities across the life cycle within County Wexford.
Amongst other programmes WLD provides support to enterprises, by providing access to schemes such as the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance, mentoring and business development skills under SICAP and training and grant aid under the LEADER programme.
In 2021 WLD in partnership with LEADER awarded grant aid of more than €1m to a wide range of businesses across Co Wexford. Among them were 7 members of the Wexford Food Family.
The funding is supporting the creation of new jobs in the country as well as sustaining existing jobs in these businesses.
Congratulations to the following members who were awarded funding in 2021
Scúp Gelato – Specialised production equipment
Trudies Kitchen – Specialised production equipment
Regan Organic Farm – Purchase of an aerobic digester
Tara Hill Honey – Specialised production equipment
Naturally Cordial – Fit out of new production unit
Tasty Parlour – Fit of new production unit
Wheelock Fruits – Resurfacing access roadway
For more information on WLD and current funding for 2022 click HERE