Community Loan Finance

Clann Credo provides Community Loan Finance to community and voluntary groups, charities, social enterprises and amateur sports clubs with affordable rates and repayments not available from traditional lenders

 Loans  >  Youth Loan Fund

Thriving communities are always looking at ways to support the next generation and Clann Credo supports them to do this. As Ireland’s leader Community Loan Finance provider, we can help supply the funds you need for your Community Youth Project. Clann Credo is a not for profit charity which considers the impact your project has on your community. Clann Credo has loaned over €97m to almost 900 community projects nationwide over the past 20 years. We have a special €5m Community Youth Loan Fund to help community groups access grants and funding by providing them with Community Loan Finance.

Why Clann Credo?

  • Affordable interest and repayment rates
  • No Personal Guarantees required
  • No application forms
  • Experienced, Regionally-based staff - Dublin, North, East, West, North West, Midlands, South
  • Community impact of project an important consideration in your loan request



Bridging Loans

Many grants are paid following submission of receipts for works completed and paid for. Clann Credo can provide you with a Bridging Loan to pay for works done for your organisation allowing you to claim the Grant. The Clann Credo loan is repaid when your club receives the Grant.

Term/Matching Loans

Clann Credo can provide you with a term loan for your Community Youth Project. This may be: a Capital Equipment Loan for equipment and vehicle purchase; a Working Capital Loan for wages, services and/or materials; a Property Loan, for purchase, construction or refurbishment of property or a Match Funding Loan to demonstrate that your organisation has sufficient funds to complete a project partially funded by a grant.

Other Benefits from Clann Credo

- FREE 1 year membership for The Wheel (umbrella community group support network)
- FREE Financial Health Check for your organisation
- FREE places on Specialist Workshops for your volunteers and staff
- Access to a range of extra benefits from our partner organisations, The Wheel and TrustLaw.