As a funding expert for neighbourhood businesses and digitalisation, I facilitate related projects – from submission and evaluation to project support and completion – and am available for consultations. I currently provide support for Digitalisation, Street-Level Business Revitalisation and Neighbourhood Business Energy Funding.

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Funding

As a funding expert for production and neighbourhood businesses, I facilitate related projects – from submission and evaluation to project support and completion – and am available for consultations. I currently provide support for Production and Neighbourhood Business Energy Funding.

Facts about Neighbourhood Business Energy Funding

Maximum funding amount:

25,000 euros per year

Co-funding rate:

50% for energy-saving measures, 25% for other measures

Minimum project value:

3,000 euros

Who is eligible?

Street-level micro-enterprises in Vienna.

Business sectors:

Commerce, trade, and hospitality.

Eligible costs:

Energy-saving measures (50%), as well as any measures (25%) taken to make a shop more attractive.

Maximum project duration:

2 years

Documents for your application to receive Neighbourhood Business Energy Funding:

A duly completed online funding application, an application confirmation, a de minimis declaration, your latest annual financial statements, and/or an income statement, as well as cost proposals for energy-saving measures.

Assessment:

Funding applications are assessed on a first-come, first-served basis. In other words, companies that meet the funding criteria and are the first to submit their funding application will be granted funding approval.

Legal basis under European state aid law:

De minimis

Bonus:

Startup bonus: 5,000 euros. If a new company is founded as part of the development proposal, we'll also pay a startup bonus.

Typical steps when applying for Neighbourhood Business Energy Funding

1.
Developing a project idea
2.
Consultation at the Vienna Business Agency
3.
Selecting the funding that's right for you
4.
Organising your project content
5.
Online project submission
6.
Communication of the outcome by the Vienna Business Agency

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Deadlines and submission

Submission period:1 January 2024 to 31 December 2026
Submission deadlines 2024:Ongoing from 1 January 2024