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Social Finance in Ireland


The purpose of the Operation is to support the affordable financing of community, voluntary and social enterprise (CVSE) organisations and to contribute to (i) enhancing economic and social inclusion of vulnerable groups and (ii) promoting sustainable and territorial community development, with a focus on rural communities. The categories of end-borrowers supported by SFF, through its partner social lending organisations (SLOs), are: (i) community-based sports clubs and facilities, (ii) community and voluntary organizations and (iii) social enterprises and (iv) others.

InvestEU operation amount EUR 20 million
Sector Other credit granting
Policy window Social investment and skills (SISW)
Approval by the Investment Committee 07 July 2022

Links and documents

23 AUGUST 2023
Conclusions for Social Finance in Ireland (CEB)
(108.33 KB - PDF)
24 JULY 2023
Scoreboard - Social Finance in Ireland
(178.6 KB - PDF)

Social Finance in Ireland

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Eligible areas
Social investments
Implementing partner
Policy window
Social investment and skills (SISW)