SBCI Covid-19 Loan Scheme

Covid-19 Loan Scheme

A medium-term, lower cost scheme to fund working capital and investments for businesses, including farmers and fishers, impacted by Covid-19.


The SBCI Covid-19 Loan Scheme (CLS) is offered in partnership with the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (DETE), the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), the European Investment Fund (EIF) and the European Investment Bank (EIB).

The scheme is designed to support qualifying viable Irish businesses, including farmers and fishers, negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic by providing access to affordable medium-term finance, enabling them to recover and invest in their business.

It will run until 31 December 2022 or until it is fully subscribed.