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Newcastle West Tennis Club ready to serve new members

– Community Finance Ireland delivers €1.2million in support of Limerick communities Newcastle ...
Betania Church Community Finance Ireland

Every Generation Needs Help and New Romanian Church is Leading the Way

Every Generation Needs Help & a new Romanian Church is leading the way and Future Generations ...

Social Finance: Utilised by 50% of Social Economy surveyed

A recent survey commissioned by Dublin City University (DCU) with responses from almost 200 social ...
Supporting Social Enterprises Christmas Munster

Supporting Social Enterprises with Unique Experiences and Gift Ideas in Munster this Festive Season

The festive season is a time for reflection, for love and cheer, for making memories and spending ...
Supporting Social Enterprises Christmas Ulster

Supporting Social Enterprises with Unique Experiences and Gift Ideas in Ulster this Festive Season

The festive season is a time for reflection, for love and cheer, for making memories and spending ...
Supporting Social Enterprises Christmas Leinster

Supporting Social Enterprises with Unique Experiences and Gift Ideas in Leinster this Festive Season

The festive season is a time for reflection, for love and cheer, for making memories and spending ...
Supporting Social Enterprises in Connacht Ireland

Supporting Social Enterprises with Unique Experiences and Gift Ideas in Connacht this Festive Season

The festive season is a time for reflection, for love and cheer, for making memories and spending ...
Men's Health Awareness Community Finance Ireland

Men’s Health Awareness Month- Taking Care of Your Physical Health

November is Men’s Health Awareness month. Charities like Movember, Blue Ribbon Foundation, ...
Men's Mental Health Community Finance Ireland

Men’s Health Awareness Month- Taking Care of Your Mental Health

November is Men’s Health Awareness month. Charities like Movember, Blue Ribbon Foundation, ...
Amanda Zahringer Community Finance Ireland

Introducing Our Board: Amanda Zahringer

Amanda Zahringer is the Board Chair of UCIT Ireland t/a Community Finance Ireland. She utilises her ...
Community Finance Ireland Sports Loan Donegal

Aodh Ruadh GAA Club Winning with Funding from Community Finance Ireland

– Community Finance Ireland delivers €1.6million in support for Donegal community ...
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Community Changemakers creating space for everyone in Boher

– Community Finance Ireland delivers €1 million in support for Tipperary community ...
An Mheitheal Rothar Galway Sports Loans Ireland

Cycling in Galway made Easier

An Mheitheal Rothar continue to Recycle bikes for locals and we were delighted to help. – ...
Funding Social Enterprise Finance for Community Groups Loans

Unique Experiences in Derry~Londonderry this Halloween Break

The city of Derry~Londonderry has long been synoymous with Halloween. Known as the Halloween Capital ...
CO3 Valuing Our Sector Report

New Report Values the Third Sector’s Input to NI Economy at £2.4bn

A new piece of research entitled Valuing Our Sector has found that the Third Sector’s value to the ...

Social Finance is Not another Grant

Social Finance: is Not another Grant and the awareness of how social finance and grants differ is ...
North West Mountain Rescue Community Finance Ireland

Investing in rescue vehicles puts North West Mountain Rescue Team on the right track

Community Finance Ireland makes £340,000 available to water and mountain rescue schemes in Northern ...
Barry Symes Community Finance Ireland

New Head of Community Finance Ireland (ROI) is appointed

Wexford local Barry Symes brings wealth of financial expertise to local communities across the ...
Social Time Blog Community Finance Ireland Donegal

Unique Experiences in Donegal

are being delivered by volunteers and community champions behind local visitor experiences. When ...
Community Finance Ireland Donal Traynor Social Finance

Social Finance: What’s the point?

The ambition of all within the Social Economy is to encourage sustainability and reduce levels of ...
Top Tips for GAA Fundraising

Top Ten Fundraising Ideas as heard from GAA Clubs across the island

Fundraising is one of the key income sources for GAA clubs. Unlike most mainstream lenders, ...
Community Finance Ireland Annual Report 2021 Shannon Rugby and Football

Community Finance Ireland Annual Report Launches and 76 Community and Social Enterprises Avail of Social Finance in 2021

Today (16 June 2022) Ulster Community Investment Trust Ltd t/a Community Finance Ireland held its ...

Getting a Yes to Your Social Finance Application is Easier When You Know the Top Tips in Advance

Social finance is a unique form of funding. It helps communities and social enterprises make ...
Community Finance Ireland Hybrid Working

The Uniqueness of Hybrid Working is Different for Everyone

As an all-island brand, with a growing team, our colleagues live and work in Down, Antrim, Meath, ...
Dress for Success Community Finance Ireland

Community Finance Ireland Thrilled to Work with Foyle Women’s Aid On Their Dress for Success Project

Last week Donal Traynor our CEO was on hand to help ‘Dress for Success’ expand its reach ...
Nora Keogh Ireland Refugee

Community Finance Ireland Delighted to Support Refugees Ireland

Today CFI’s impact was in evidence as Nora Keogh Client Relationship Manager for the Munster region, ...
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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 ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 sporting ...
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 we ...
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 level, ...
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 to ...

Meet Our Change-Makers: Phelim Sharvin

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

Meet Our Change-Makers: Peter Smyth

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

Meet Our Change-Makers: Anne Graham

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

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 clients. ...

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 ...

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 Hargey ...

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 Loan ...
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, ...
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 meeting ...
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 an ...
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 severe ...

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Wishing you many happy tidings this festive season.

As community organisations take a well-deserved break, we too will be closing up from 23rd December to 2nd January inclusive.

See you in 2023.

Social Finance from Community Finance Ireland enabled Cloonacool Community Park to upgrade the pitch facilities for their GAA Club.

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