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Join Community Finance Ireland for key tips on how to make a successful social finance application

In conjunction with our strategic partners SocialFinance.ie, Community Finance Ireland will host ...
Covid Recovery Programme DfC Charities Social Enterprises

DfC Covid Recovery Programme Now Open For Applications

The Northern Ireland Executive and the Minister for Communities, Deirdre Hargey MLA have provided ...
Marina Western Forestry Co-Op Community Finance Ireland

Every Effort Helps the Larger Climate Change Challenges

Our all island team are very aware that every small step can help the enormous challenges that ...

Saying Goodbye to 2021 and Thank You to the 71 Change makers who secured £5.3m (€6.2m) this year

This time last year we all had hopes that the Pandemic would be done and dusted. We are all aware ...
Limerick Gateway to Education

Community Finance Ireland continues on its drive for Social Impact as it Supports Local Charity Limerick Gateway to Education

Today CFI’s impact was evidenced as Nora Keogh Client Relationship Manager for the Munster region, ...
Emmett O'Hara Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Emmett O’Hara

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Donal Traynor Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Donal Traynor

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Lita Notte Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Lita Notte

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Nicky McElhatton Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Nicky McElhatton

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Pauline Carolan Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Pauline Carolan

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Barry Symes Sport

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Barry Symes

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Terri Martin Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Terri Martin

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Phelim Sharvin Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Phelim Sharvin

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Community Finance Ireland Belfast Premises

New Belfast Headquarters Signals Ongoing Confidence in the Needs of the Sector

This week marks a reduction in some of the Covid-19 restrictions on the island of Ireland. While ...
Nora Keogh Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Nora Keogh

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Peter Smyth Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Peter Smyth

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Anne Graham Sports

Meet Our Sports Change-Makers: Anne Graham

At Community Finance Ireland 37% of our loan portfolio is made up of organisations from the ...
Community Finance Ireland Sports Fund Finn Valley Brendan Boyce

Community Finance Ireland Launch New €5m All-Island Sports Fund to support the next generation of heroes

Ireland has celebrated a summer of sporting success at national and international level, but when ...
Sports Funding for Community Clubs

Community Finance Ireland Launch New £5m All-Island Sports Fund in Anticipation of Increased Demand from Sports Clubs

Following a summer where local sporting heroes made their mark at national and international, ...
Community Finance Ireland Annual Report 2020

Community Finance Ireland Annual Report Launches and 169 Community and Social Enterprise Projects Avail of Social Finance in 2020

Today (16 September 2021) Ulster Community Investment Trust Ltd t/a Community Finance Ireland held ...

Join Us For Our Webinar | Financial As Well As Physical Fitness Is Key To Success

We are inviting you to attend our short Zoom Webinar event on Thursday 23 September from 12 noon ...

Meet Our Change-Makers: Phelim Sharvin

At Community Finance Ireland we take a hands-on approach when it comes to working with our. ...
Easi Guarantee Social Enterprise Survey

Have your say about how Social Enterprises are financed in Ireland today

Put aside 15 minutes and you might win our €250 thank you voucher. The launch of a collaborative ...

Meet Our Change Makers: Barry Symes

At Community Finance Ireland we take a hands-on approach when it comes to working with our. ...

Meet Our Change-Makers: Peter Smyth

At Community Finance Ireland we take a hands-on approach when it comes to working with our. ...

Meet Our Change-Makers: Anne Graham

At Community Finance Ireland we take a hands-on approach when it comes to working with our. ...

Community Finance Ireland Launch €/£10m All-Island Recovery Loan Fund

Community Finance Ireland has today (24 June 2021) announced a £/€10 million All-Island Recovery ...

Meet Our Change Makers: Emmett O’Hara

At Community Finance Ireland we take a hands-on approach when it comes to working with our. ...

Join Us For Our Webinar | The Road Back Offers Opportunities

We are inviting you to attend our short Zoom Webinar event on Thursday 24 June from 12 noon to 12 ...

Congratulations to Fort Dunree Donegal

€12 million investment into one of our first clients in the Republic Today was a very good day. It ...

Minister Deirdre Hargey announces release of £7.5 million to support NI based charities

And Community Finance Ireland are on hand to help administer it. Communities Minister Deirdre ...

Community Finance Ireland appoints new Associate Director for the Republic of Ireland

Emmett O’Hara brings wealth of financial expertise to local communities across Leinster. Community ...

Lifetime Achievement Award for Audrey Murray, MBE

Audrey Murray, MBE, who spent her career as a champion for marginalised communities in Northern ...

Community Finance Ireland appoints new CEO

Dónal Traynor pledges social finance solutions for every community across the island of Ireland. ...
Dónal Traynor Wicklow Community Finance

Community Finance Ireland Invests in Wicklow Communities

Tinahely Community Sports Hall, Arklow Gerladine’s Ballymoney GAA Club and Hillside ...
Community Finance Ireland Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme Northern Ireland

Hello Change-makers – We are Open for CBILS applications

Earlier this summer we were accredited as a lender under the Coronavirus Business Interruption ...
Community Finance Ireland Webinar

Community Finance Ireland Invested €30 million in Communities Over Four Year Period

A makeover for the annual ‘Willie Clancy Festival’ in Clare, an upgrade for Ballinasloe Town Hall ...
Community Finance Ireland Phelim Sharvin

NI Communities Open For Business as CVSE Sector Funding at Record Level

A leading social finance provider has recorded its highest ever level of funding for the, ...
Community Finance Ireland Welcomes New Funding Initiatives

Community Finance Ireland Welcomes New Funding Initiatives for Community Sector

Community Finance Ireland, the fastest-growing social finance provider across Ireland and the UK, ...

Unprecedented Challenges

We are doing everything possible to support community organisations in coming to terms with the ...

FEBEA Hold Board Meeting in Belfast

The European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks and Financiers (FEBEA) held a board ...
Community Finance Ireland All Stars Business Accreditation

Community Finance Ireland Receives An All Star Accreditation for Customer Excellence

Community Finance Ireland were awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation at ...
Community Finance Ireland client Artspace CIC

Funding boost for Arts-based Social Enterprise

A unique social enterprise in Derry is offering art and wellbeing programmes for people with ...

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Who knew Phelim Sharvin's sporting hero is Gaelic footballer Matt Conor from Co. Offaly.Read more about what local sporting club he admires and why. communityfinanceireland.com/?p=1990#choosechange #changemakers #blogseries ... See MoreSee Less
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🎧 Listen & share our podcast with Adrian Bird from The Resurgam Trust.Early pioneers in #socialenterprise, they tackle issues including mental health, well-being & youth development through their 6 enterprises in Lisburn, Co. Antrim.To listen to the podcast, click here: soundcloud.com/user-926669309/community-finance-ireland#changemakers #choosechange #socialfinance #socialimpact Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council Lisburn Enterprise Organisation Ltd Socialenterprise Ni Robbie Butler ... See MoreSee Less
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Don’t miss the opportunity to apply to the Covid Recovery Programme for Charities & Social Enterprises. Details can be found at the following link on our website: tiny.cc/lv6nuz Please share.(Northern Ireland only)Mallusk Enterprise Park Newry and Mourne Co-operative and Enterprise Agency Ormeau Business Park Roe Valley Enterprises Ltd Strabane Enterprise Agency Townsend Enterprise Park Work West Enterprise Agency ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet Our Change-Makers: Phelim Sharvin – Community Finance Ireland https://communityfinanceireland.com/meet-our-change-makers-phelim-sharvin/

Who knew Phelim Sharvin's sporting hero is Gaelic footballer Matt Conor from Co. Offaly.

Read more about what local sporting club he admires and why.
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Always a treat seeing the stars of @Rethink_Ireland #sedfund social enterprise awards 2022. Its Up and running. With @Alanshortt supported by @DeptRCD and @IPB_Insurance. @LGMAIreland @DrAndrewForde @ComFinanceIrl

Congrats to #KASI on their #SEDfund award- a visionary #socent in Kerry supporting those most in need/ marginalised, that we too @ComFinanceIrl were delighted to support on their journey. @Rethink_Ireland @DeirdreMortell @DeptRCD @ipb_insurance

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Our Change-Maker podcast🎧 hears insights from Adrian Bird at @ResurgamTrust. He and his team continue to support mental health and well-being. The town of Lisburn, Co. Antrim is lucky to have them.

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