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Climate Action Loan Fund helps boost environmental projects


Climate Change has a real impact on communities here in Ireland as well as abroad.  Many community groups want to help reduce Ireland’s carbon footprint and save money by implementing cost effective energy-saving measures.

Clann Credo has a designated Community Climate Action Loan Fund of €10 million for local projects that support people taking climate action.

The type of environmental project Clann Credo supports include investment in: renewable energy projects; SEAI Better Energy Community projects; retro-fitting existing community buildings and facilities. We also finance communities committed to low carbon living.

Clann Credo has already disbursed over €8.5 Million in Community Loan Finance to projects involved in climate action.  These loans have helped communities save energy and money in: schools; sports clubs; community centres; churches; sheltered housing and even an eco-village.

Projects that we already supported included: Tipperary Energy Agency; Upperchurch Energy; Ballyfermot Family Resource centre, Dublin; Clár ICH, Mayo; Galway Traveller Movement; Drombane Energy Team; Birdhill Tidy Towns; Kilcommon Energy Team; Lorrah/Rathcabin Energy Team and Cloughjordan Eco Village.

Clann Credo has been working with the Sustainable Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and other agency authorities.  We help community groups to maximise the benefits of SEAI Better Energy Community Grants.

As well as providing community loan finance for community climate action projects, Clann Credo also provides expert knowledge of working the community and voluntary sector.

We have regionally based staff and a dedicated person assigned to support you through the process from start to finish.  Clann Credo always considers the community impact your project will have and we never ask for personal guarantees.

To read more about our €10m Community Action Loan Fund, Click here 


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