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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.



In order to keep pace with technology and improve the experience of users, the Abbey Arts & Cultural Centre decided to upgrade its audio systems and sought Clann Credo’s support for the initiative.

Clann Credo is proud to be associated with the work of the Abbeyshrule Tidy Village Committee, which holds the rare distinction of winning multiple awards at both national and European levels.

Clann Credo is happy to support the AAANE project in helping recovering addicts to successfully negotiate a route back into employment and greater social participation.

Clann Credo was happy to support Adamstown Athletic Club with Community Loan Finance. The Club's positive impact on the Adamstown community was clear.

Clann Credo is happy to support the Aradara Sheltered Housing Association. The project addresses an obvious social deficit by addressing the needs of the local elderly population.

Clann Credo's support enabled the Athboy Archery Club to purchase specialised archery equipment to help the Club participate in a greater number of events and create a more inclusive environment.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Poppintree Centre ran into resource problems shortly after opening. Luckily, longterm financing provided by Clann Credo allowed the centre to overcome these problems.

Clann Credo’s financial support allowed the Rosses Point Sea Scouts to upgrade their premises, where they pass on the skills and secrets of seafaring to younger generations.

Clann Credo has provided support for the St James Camino Network, which has quietly established one of the most successful drug treatment programmes anywhere in the developed world.