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Types of Finance Available

Social Finance

UCIT: The Ulster Community Investment Trust was set up to help finance social and community business and enterprise across the island of Ireland. http://www.ucitltd.com

Clann Credo: Clann Credo operates across the Republic of Ireland and offers investment credit and loans to community organisations. http://www.clanncredo.ie

Social Finance Ireland: To find out more about the social finance available in Ireland, check out the website http://www.sfi.ie

Banks

The banks are always a place to start for loans for any type of activity. Many social enterprises are started from or develop because they trade like traditional businesses. The main banks are:

Bank of Ireland: Business loans are available http://businessbanking.bankofireland.com/credit/business-loans/

AIB: Financing available for start up and existing business http://business.aib.ie/

Ulster Bank: http://www.ulsterbank.ie/roi/business.ashx

Local Enterprise Offices

Check out the LEO’s in your area and make sure that there are opportunities to access grants and other financing. One of those is Microfinancing.

LEO Microfinance: With a partnership with Microfinance Ireland, the Local Enterprise Offices are able to provide support for specific financing issues. Check out more at https://www.localenterprise.ie/Discover-Business-Supports/Financial-Supports/Microfinance-Loans/

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