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


It is Best Will in the World Week and we have put together some helpful information on how you can give through leaving a legacy at The Community Foundation for Ireland. We have also highlighted some of our grant stories so you can see the type of excellent work being supported when people donate or leave a legacy to us. Making a will is a time when you look after your loved ones but many people choose to make a difference to the lives of other people as well. To do this, we would ask you to consider leaving a gift to The Foundation in your will. Read more

Latest News

Tipperary Regional Youth Services

‘Grant of the month’ is Launched – Work Winner Programme

A grant of €70,000 was allocated by The Tony Ryan Fund Year 2 with €60,000 awarded in Year 1 to support The Work Winner programme. The Work Winner Programme is run in conjunction with Tipperary Regional Youth Services. It aims to develop a pool of young people (specifically under 25’s) in Tipperary who are job ready, therefore available to take up employment opportunities as they arise, both now and into the future. This has been achieved both through working with the young people through training, work placement and progression paths, and also through supporting local employers to work with young people, giving them practical skills so that they are potential employees into the future. There are labour activation schemes in Tipperary, but none of them are targeted specifically at the under 25s who are long term unemployed.

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Best Will in the World Week

Best Will in the World Week is Launched – October 20th to 24th

The Community Foundation for Ireland is your local community foundation, committed to improving the quality of life for people living in Ireland. Best Will in the World Week is an initiative run by Mylegacy which takes place every October to highlight the importance of leaving a gift in your will and the difference a gift […]

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