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Clann Credo Success Stories

Organisations benefiting include; Community & Voluntary, Charities, Sports Clubs, Social Enterprises and organisations tackling community, social and environmental issues.

Clann Credo is a charity and recycles capital repayments into new loans to continuously increase the Community Loan Finance available so more community organisations can benefit in the future.

As Ireland’s largest social finance provider, we have re-imagined lending and believe that finance can be a catalyst for good in communities.



Community Groups have big ideas and LEADER grants help make those visions become realities. But Bridging Finance and and Match Funding can be obstacles for groups trying to avail of LEADER Grants. ...

Named after the famous pilgrim’s route in northern Spain, the St James' Camino Network (SJCN) was formed in 1997, in response to the drugs crisis in Dublin’s inner city.

Thirty years ago, marine archaeologists working near Rosses Point uncovered the wrecked remains of vessels from the ill-fated Spanish Armada that had run aground in storms 500 years previously.

Not long after opening its doors the Poppintree Early Education Centre was experiencing difficulties. The problems were not of its making but, left unchecked, could have threatened the longer-term sur

For almost 70 years the Glenealy Village Hall has hosted every conceivable form of community activity, celebration and service.

Some 50 million people worldwide suffer from epilepsy, a condition that can be controlled but never cured.

When the people of Castledaly required short-term financial assistance, they turned to Clann Credo.

It would be well-nigh impossible to place a monetary value on those physical structures known generically as ‘community centres’.

Sport has a remarkable capacity to break down barriers and diminish the differences between people. As such it is powerful force for integration and inclusion.

Beating an addiction to narcotics is just the start of the battle for some. Once they have quelled the addiction, they still face the struggle to rebuild their lives.

The small village of Abbeyshrule holds the rare distinction of winning multiple awards at both national and a European level.

There is history attached to the Abbey Arts & Cultural Centre, in the town of Ballyshannon.

It has been at the heart of the community for 21 years, providing services and supports for young and old and every age in between.

Kyle GAA Club nestles in the borderlands between Tipperary, Offaly and Laois, although it is the latter county that the club calls home.

With financial support from Clann Credo, the community in Ballybane has built its own state of the art Community Centre.

In 2004, members of the local Vincent de Paul formed the association to address the needs of the local elderly population. Through their close contact with the community they had seen how many of the

Kate was on the streets at 11 years of age, wholly defenseless and thrust suddenly into danger and despair. She did not choose the streets, but dreadful circumstances in the family home and poor state