Shop Front Grants Scheme

The Shop Front Grant Scheme is intended to improve the appearance of independently owned shops fronting public streets. Grants are available to improve the appearance of your shopfront (50% of the overall cost of works – €750 Maximum). Example Grant with overall approved costs of €1,500: Laois County Council pay €750 – you pay €750.


Grants are available for something as simple as painting your shop, replacing signage or even replacing your entire shopfront, certain T&C’s may apply. Please review our Privacy Statement and Terms & Conditions before submitting your application.


To apply for the scheme please complete this online application, or alternatively you can download and complete this Hard Copy application and send it (including all supporting documentation) to our office at the Business Support Unit, Laois County Council Council, James Fintan Lalor Ave, Kylekiproe, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, R32 EHP9, or via email to


Please contact the Business Support Unit if you have any queries on 057 – 8664000 where we would be more than happy to assist you on your application.
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