Our Mission

We empower people who want to make a difference through a model of philanthropy that is based on trust, effectiveness and impact.

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Giving Options

 Since 2000, we have a proven track record in empowering individuals, families, organisations and companies who want to give to their community. Here’s how you can give -

Professional Advisers


The first step taken by many people who want their giving to make a difference is to seek professional advice about the options available to them. It is important to us that advisers to businesses, families and individuals know about our services. We offer informed advice and effective solutions that enable your clients to have the most impact on the issues and causes they care about. Read More

Governance & Compliance

Integrity is a core value for us, in terms of being accountable for what we do and transparent in how we do it, with strong governance for those who entrust their funds to our stewardship.

Visit our governance section here, our Finance section here and view our Board here.

Latest News

The 2017 Philanthropist of the Year awards will be announced on February 8th

The Community Foundation for Ireland’s ninth annual Philanthropist of the year awards will be taking place on February 8th in Dublin. Three winners will be announced this year: The National Philanthropist of the Year The International Philanthropist of the Year The Corporate Philanthropist of the Year The Philanthropist of the year awards offer a great […]

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Anonymous donor from The Community Foundation for Ireland provides funding to Enable Ireland to develop Innowalk

Just before Christmas, Enable Ireland Dublin Services in Sandymount unwrapped an early Christmas present which will benefit hundreds of children with disabilities who attend their services. The Innowalk is a revolutionary device which supports children with physical disabilities to alternate between sitting and standing positions and allows for weight bearing movement. Developed in Norway, this is […]

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