Apply for a loan

To apply online

  • Complete the application form below
  • Upload your business plan
  • Upload your Memorandum and Articles of Association

Please note it is essential to include your Memorandum & Articles of Association / Rules because we only make loans to democratically owned and controlled organisations. 

Read more about eligibility >>Term, size, rates, fees & security >>

Get informed before you apply

If you would like to talk through your proposal with a member of our team then please register your interest below and we’ll give you a call.

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Your business plan should include

  • A full description of proposed activities
  • Membership, constitution and management structure
  • Two years’ projections of profit and loss accounts, balance sheets and cash flows
  • Overall finance requirements and any other proposed sources of finance
  • Audited/annual accounts for three years for established businesses
  • The business appraisal is undertaken by ourselves. This includes a visit to the business to meet the people involved and a detailed discussion of plans before a decision is taken.

Applying for a loan from us is easy. Fill in the form below or download a PDF application form and email it to

Loan Application Form
Please label all files appropriately. If you are uploading a document that has been scanned, please ensure that all pages are combined. We recommend that you save the document as a 'Reduced Size PDF' (this can be done in the standard version of Adobe Acrobat).
Max file size is 10 MB.
Max file size is 10 MB.
Max file size is 10 MB.
Max file size is 10 MB.