Funding Your Franchise
There are a number of different financing options to consider when you are purchasing a Bricks 4 Kidz franchise. Based on your circumstances, one or more of the below options may be appropriate.
Start-Up Refunds for Entrepreneurs (SURE) – You may be entitled to a refund of PAYE income tax that you paid over the six years. For more information about SURE, visit www.sure.gov.ie
The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) network provides priming grants for start-up businesses nationwide, subject to eligibility criteria, which cover capital, salary and marketing costs. Visit www.localenterprise.ie
LEADER is an EU funded programme, which is administered by Local Development Companies in Ireland. Funding is available to support start-up businesses. Visit www.ildn.ie
Micro Finance Ireland provides loans through the Government’s Micro Enterprise Loan Fund.The purpose of the fund is to help aspiring entrepreneurs, by providing loans of up to €25,000. Visit www.microfinanceireland.ie
Banks such as AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank have vast experience in funding franchises.