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

Are YOU the next member of the YPP?

The Community Foundation for Ireland created the first Youth Participation Panel (aka YPP) in 2015 in order to get more young people involved in philanthropy and grant making in Ireland. This year, The Community Foundation are looking for 4 new young people to join our panel. The panel will be made up of four 16- […]

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The Hows and Whys of Talking to Clients about Charitable Bequests

Where:                Goodbody, 2 Ballsbridge Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 When:                  March 14, 12.30 – 2pm Arrival:                 tea, coffee, sandwiches and petit fours on Arrival, start at 12.45   Agenda: Welcome-  Michelle O’Keefe, Head of Advisory Services  Goodbody Wealth Management Introduction and New Opportunities for Ireland  – Jackie Harrison, Head of Fund Development , The Community […]

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