Benefits

Forestry Bridging Loan

Bridging finance for your forestry grant

This loan is suited to you if you're participating in Afforestation Grant and Premium Scheme. Keep your cashflow on track with bridging loan to support your forestry plantation until you receive your grant.

Easy repayments

Your loan is repaid when you receive your establishment grant. 

 

Forestry development loans

We offer development loans to those participating in the Afforestation Grant and Premium Scheme. You can use this to maximise the additional repayment capacity created by your annual forestry premia. Helping you to invest in other developments for your farm.

Repayments tailored to you

With loans available up to 15 years, we'll choose the terms that's right for your farm. Your individual loan amount is determined by your forestry premia and any other repayment capacity.

More on our development loans

At a glance

Forestry Bridging Loan

  • Works alongside the Afforestation Grant and Premium Scheme
  • Loans up to €5,000 per hectare
  • Loan repayment when your first establishment grant comes through

Forestry Development Loan

  • Works alongside the Afforestation Grant and Premium Scheme
  • Leverage the repayment capacity of your forestry premia to support other farm development
  • Loans for up to 15 years

Who can apply

Suited to you if you're participating in Afforestation Grant and Premium Scheme.

How to apply

Download the application form and return the completed form to your Relationship Manager or AIB Branch.

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Regulatory notice

Warning: The cost of your repayments may increase

Lending criteria, terms and conditions apply. Credit facilities are subject to repayment capacity and financial status and are not available to persons under 18 years of age. Security may be required.

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