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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.



Clann Credo's support for work undertaken by the Abbeytown/ Abbeyview Residents Association encapsulates the role of social finance in the community.

When local concern arose for the poor state of repair of an old mine building in Allihies, Clann Credo provided the financial support needed to transform the old Methodist church into a mining museum.

Clann Credo supports the Avondhu Blackwater Partnership because we believe in the importance of their work in assisting communities in the Fermoy/ Mallow area to battle the impact of the downturn.

Bawnboy sits close to Cavan’s border with Fermanagh. In the 1850s - as Ireland struggled with hunger and acute poverty - the town was chosen as the location for a workhouse, a place where the poorest

What once played host to visitors and tourists in Donegal Town, is now home to a specialised centre that offers vital services and support to families with special needs dependents.

Clare Accessible Transport aims to do more than simply move people from place to place.

History is all around you on the Hook Head peninsula. Every visitor, guest and unwelcome invader left traces of their passage through this gateway to southeast Ireland, over the years.

Clann Credo assisted the Copper Coast Geopark in Waterford with the development of a new centre, which now acts as a hub for the entire park.

Despite our often rugged landscape, it wasn’t until 1965 that organised mountain rescue came to this island.

Multyfarnham was hard hit by the closure of its Agricultural College, so with Clann Credo's help, a coalition of local groups constructed an entirely new Community Centre and Sports Hall

Clann Credo provided two types of loans for this unique and exciting project because of the clear social, economic and educational benefits delivered to a wind range and diversity of people.