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


advice-imgThe 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

The Foundation This Week


International Women’s Day on March 8th presented us all with the opportunity to celebrate the great progress made by women in Irish society and also a chance to reflect on what needs to change and how each of us, as individuals and collectively can make a difference in our communities. The Women’s Fund was set up by us in 2010 as a long term philanthropic fund, connecting women who care with causes that matter. The Fund supports the most innovative and positive solutions to the issues facing women and girls today because when women prosper, entire communities succeed. To learn more about the impact of The Women's Fund and why you should support it Read more 


Latest News

The CFI Dublin Grantee Seminar

Thanks to all those who attended our seminar!  If you missed the seminar or you wish to view the presentations again please click on “read more >>” to access the following files: Caring Communities, Online Applications, Evaluation, Evaluation Guidelines and Template.

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Monday 11th May – new Fund available from Ulster Bank

The Skills & Opportunities Fund will provide grants of up to £/€35,000 for charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded schools and colleges to fund projects aimed at helping people learn new skills, find employment or start a business.  The Fund opens on Monday 11, closing Friday 22 May.  If you’re interested in applying or learning more about […]

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