SBCI Agriculture Cashflow Support Loan

Supporting the cashflow needs of Irish Farmers.

Eligibility Criteria

Who can apply

  • Micro, small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) that are active in the primary agriculture sector in the Republic of Ireland and meets the eligibility criteria
  • Forestry and Equine as sole enterprises and Aquaculture are not included1

Who cannot apply

SME’s which fall under any of the following are not eligible to apply for the scheme:

  • In financial difficulty
  • Is bankrupt or being wound up or having its affairs administered by the courts
  • In the last 5 years has entered into an arrangement with creditors, in the context of being bankrupt or wound-up or having its affairs administered by the courts
  • Convicted of an offense concerning professional conduct by judgement, fraud, corruption, involvement in a criminal organisation, money laundering or any other illegal activity where such Illegal activity is detrimental to the European Union’s financial interests
1 Farmers operating in the forestry and equine sectors as part of a mixed farming enterprises may be eligible to apply for the loan provided the loan facility is not used to support the forestry/equine part of the business.

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