Pre-MFI Loan Application Advice

Weekly meetings available
The December date is the final date of the programme. You will get a call within a week to arrange the actual appointment

LEO Dublin City supports new and existing businesses to apply for Microfinance Ireland loans. A LEO executive will contact you within 2 working days to discuss your application.


Microfinance Ireland offer a range of financial supports to support businesses start or grow.

Microfinance Ireland is a not for profit lender established to deliver the Government’s Microfinance Loan Fund Scheme as part of the Action Plan for Jobs. The objective of Microfinance Ireland is to provide additional lending to start-up and existing SMEs with a viable business.

Microfinance Ireland works in partnership with the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs). LEOs provide helpful assistance with the microfinance loan application process and also assist businesses with training and guidance in preparing business plans along with mentoring support to help sustain the business and initial evaluation of the quality of business proposals for a loan application.

Please note: Applications are processed by Microfinance Ireland and use their lending criteria. The Local Enterprise Office does not influence or assist in the decision process and can not over turn a decision made by the Microfinance Ireland Committee.

Financial supports include:

LEO Dublin City can arrange a meeting for you with a Finance Mentor to help assist you:

  • Complete the Application form
  • With Business Advice
  • Your Business Plan
  • Submitting your application to Microfinance Ireland

Register today to find out more