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


Grant for Mergers provides funding for organisations looking to explore new opportunities

Due to the emerging regulatory climate facing the Irish Community and Voluntary sector, governance being just one of these, all organisations are looking at ways of working differently. In certain circumstances some organisations may see benefit in exploring merging with another organisation, or consortium of likeminded organisations. We have a small fund which might allow […]

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The Community Foundation continues to support the LGBT community

The Community Foundation for Ireland has been a long standing supporter of the LGBT community, making significant contributions to organisations such as Marriage Equality, GLEN, BeLonGTo and TENI. As one of the supporters of the Marriage Equality campaign The Community Foundation is continuing its tradition in supporting the LGBT community and as such funding was […]

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