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

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YPP funded Community Mapping projects are looking for participants!

The Community Foundation for Ireland has provided funding through the Youth Participation Panel (#YPP) to three youth organisations to perform Community Mapping projects.  The purpose of these projects is to engage with young people to map their local areas to figure out what services are available and what’s missing for young people. Limerick Youth Service, […]

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Belonging16 Celebration Event October 12th

Date: Wednesday October 12th 2016 Time: 17.00-18.30 (Registration from 16.45) Venue: Smock Alley Theatre, 6/7 Exchange Street Lower, D8 The Community Foundation for Ireland believes in the power of philanthropy to deliver just and progressive social change. Since 2000, we have given out over €28 million and have a proven track record in empowering donors who want to […]

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