Community Sponsorships2024-05-07T21:38:01+01:00

Community Fund

When you borrow & save with Ballinasloe Credit Union, you’re funding our support of a variety of local community initiatives.


Since 2010 BCU has distributed over €1,000,000 in community donations.

Ballinasloe Organisations/Clubs - 1/4
Ballinasloe Rugby Club
Feile Cheoil Larry Reynolds
Ballinasloe Musical Society
Ballinasloe Social Club
Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre
Ballinasloe Enterprise Centre
Ballinasloe Vintage Club
Ballinasloe GAA
Duggan Park
Ballinasloe Golf Club
Ballinasloe Camogie Club
Ballinasloe Training For Employment
Ballinasloe Social Services
Ballinasloe Organisations/Clubs - 2/4
Ballinasloe Town AFC
Ballinasloe Town Hall
Ballinasloe Fair & Festival
Ballinasloe Town Band
Ballinasloe Tennis Club
Ballinasloe Indian Community
Scoil Ui Cheithearnaigh
Ballinasloe Care N Repair
Scoil An Croi Naofa
Ballinasloe Darkness Into Light
St Teresa's Special Needs School
Ballinasloe Swimming Club
Ballinasloe Organisations/Clubs - 3/4
Creagh National School
East Galway & Midlands Cancer Support
Shop Ballinasloe
Christmas Lights
Pulse Club
Ard Scoil Mhuire
Garbally College
Community Games
Tidy Towns Association
Ballinasloe First Responders
Ballinasloe Organisations/Clubs - 4/4
Dun Esker Residents Association
In November We Remember
People of the Year Awards
Parent & Child Group
St. Grellans Resident Association
St. Patrick's Day Committee
Padraig Pearses GAA
Aughrim Organisations/Clubs
Aughrim Development Committee
Aughrim Christmas Lights
Aughrim Interpretative Centre
Laurencetown Organisations/Clubs
Laurencetown Playground
Laurencetown National School
Laurencetown Hall Committee
Laurencetown Development Company
Kilconnell Organisations/Clubs
Kilconnell GAA
Kilconnell Ladies Football
Kilconnell Community Committee
Kilconnell National School
Eyrecourt Organisations/Clubs
Eyrecourt GAA
Eyrecourt First Responders
Clontuskert Organisations/Clubs
Clontuskert Community Group
Clontuskert Heritage Group
St. Augustine’s National School
Ahascragh Organisations/Clubs
Ahascragh / Fohenagh GAA
St. Cuans United
Kiltormer Organisations/Clubs
Kiltormer GAA
Kiltormer Camogie Club
East Galway United
New Inn Organisations/Clubs
Sarsfields GAA
Sarsfields Camogie Club
Scoil Bhride New Inn
St. Killian's Vocational School
Caltra Organisations/Clubs
Caltra Drama Group
Caltra GAA
Caltra First Responders
Moore Organisations/Clubs
Moore Hall Committee
Moore Scouts
Moore United
Padraig Pearses GAA
Athlone Triathlon Club
Taughmaconnell Organisations/Clubs
Taughmaconnell Dev Company
Skyvalley Rovers
St. Ronan’s National School
Padraig Pearses GAA
Cappataggle Organisations/Clubs
Cappataggle GAA
Cappataggle Hall
Killure Organisations/Clubs
Killure Heritage Club
Killure National School
Mullagh Organisations/Clubs
Mullagh GAA
Clonfert Organisations/Clubs
Clonfert National School
Camcloon Organisations/Clubs
Camcloon National School
Padraig Pearses GAA
Shannonbridge Organisations/Clubs
Shannonbridge Christmas Lights

How it Works


You Borrow & Save

When you become a member and use your account, you’re facilitating the growth of our social & sponsorship funds.


We set aside funds

From the surplus made (we are a not for profit organisation), we allocate a percentage which is used for community initiatives and charitable causes throughout the year.


Community benefits

Clubs or organisations within our common bond can apply for funding to support projects / initiatives they’re actively engaged in.


Everyone’s a winner

It goes full circle.
You enjoy the great benefits of membership with us, and our community partners benefit from our profits. It’s all about community!

Social Fund

Our social fund for 2024 has been set at €75,000. The social fund serves as a vital initiative aimed at supporting projects within our common bond, focusing on social, cultural, or charitable endeavours.

Projects eligible for consideration should resonate with the ethos and values upheld by Ballinasloe Credit Union and the broader Credit Union movement.

We invite applications from the following types of organizations:

  • Community Restoration
  • Green Initiatives
  • Schools
  • Sports Clubs
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Senior Citizens Clubs
  • Arts & Culture
  • Other organisations/clubs in the area

To apply for funding please complete the application form below, download the application form and return it to us via email or in branch.

Together, let us continue to make a meaningful impact within our community.


Our sponsorship fund for 2024 has been set at €20,000. We sponsor a variety of community initiatives sports clubs and charitable causes throughout the year.

You can apply for funding from the sponsorship, download the application form and return it to us via email or in branch.

Together, let us continue to make a meaningful impact within our community.

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