Inner City Enterprise

COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme

This scheme is avialable to SMEs and small mid-cap businesses who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19. Loans under the Scheme range from €10,000 to €1 million, for terms of up to five-and-a-half years. The scheme is currently scheduled to remain in place until 30 June 2021.

Note, most ICE Clients are based in Dublin City so all Local Enterprise Office (LEO) links are to the Dublin City LEO page. If you are based elsewhere, find your local office here. and go to the equivalent page.

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Key Eligibility Criteria

“This Scheme is available to eligible SME and small Mid-Cap businesses, including primary producers (businesses engaged in farming and fishing), established in Ireland. Your business must also have experienced an adverse impact of minimum 15% in actual or projected turnover or profit due to the impact of COVID-19”

Note, the eligibility criteria on the Dublin City LEO site aren't always up to date so if in doubt, reach out to the LEO directly!

Social Enterprise
specific?

No

COVID-19
specific?

Yes

Larger than 'micro'
enterprise

No