We have compiled some useful social finance resources through the project that we hoped to share. This list is not exhaustive. If you feel we have left something out, please don’t hesiate to contact us.


Here are some resources to check out across Ireland

Community Finance Ireland

Offers loan financing for social economy organisations across the island of Ireland

Rethink Ireland

Offers grant and philanthropic funding support with structured accelerators and incubators.

Clann Credo

Offers loans and finance to a range of organisations across Ireland

Grid Finance

Loans for businesses and social enterprises at varying competitive rates

Local Enterprise Office

Every county in Ireland has a local enterprise office that offers a range of supports for enterprises.

Ireland Funds

Philanthropic funding available through a series of grants.

Working To Change

Funding is available for organisations that support Justice & Probation in Ireland.

Microfinance Ireland

Funding for smaller amounts.

Community Foundation Ireland

Offers a range of philanthropic funding sources for charities and community organisations


A range of funding and finance supports for community and voluntary, charity and social economy sector

Pobal administers and manages Government and EU funding to address disadvantage and support social inclusion


Crowdfunding platform in Ireland particularly used for arts and community projects

Linked Finance

Providing a range of loan facilities for profit making enterprises

ILDN/ Local Development Companys/ Partnerships

There are a range of supports from local development companies across Ireland.

Access Europe

If you want to find out more abbout European funding, sign up to this resource from the Wheel

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Support for social entrepreneurs