Ulster Community Investment PLC (UCI)
Invest Northern Ireland has appointed Ulster Community Investment PLC (UCI) to manage the NI Small Business Loan Fund. UCI, a subsidiary of Ulster Community Investment Trust Ltd (UCIT), is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is licensed by the Office of Fair Trading under the Consumer Credit Act 1974.
UCIT has operated for over 10 years stimulating economic growth and job opportunities in areas of deprivation and high unemployment by managing and delivering a loan fund dedicated to charities, community organisations and social enterprises. To date, UCIT has invested in excess of £30m to over 200 third sector organisations in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.