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NEW Microfinance Fund now open
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SFA Annual Lunch - Friday, 2nd November
 
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SFA National Small Business Awards 2013
 
SFA National Small Business Awards
Health and Safety Authority Taking Care of Business FREE Event
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NEW Microfinance Fund now open

The new €90mn Microfinance Fund is now open for applications with effect from Monday, 1st October.   Applications from businesses and sole traders across all sectors employing up to ten people, who have been refused credit by the banks for loans of up to €25,000, will be accepted and processed. Further details, guides and application forms can be found at County and City Enterprise Boards and at www.enterpriseboards.ie.  The fund will be operated by Microfinance Ireland, a subsidiary company of Social Finance Foundation. 

Please contact Patricia Callan on Tel: 01-6051602 or e-mail: patricia.callan@sfa.ie with any queries you may have on your banking needs.