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

Next Generation Philanthropy – How Young People are changing the face of strategic giving

At The Community Foundation for Ireland, we are increasingly seeing the growing influence of a younger generation in the area of philanthropy. This growing influence is being demonstrated in two key ways: Firstly, younger people who do well in their business lives are engaging in philanthropy at an earlier stage and in very different ways […]

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The Community Foundation for Ireland has announced it awarded a record €5.7million in grants to community groups all over Ireland in 2016

CFI is one of Ireland’s largest philanthropic organisations It has published its 2016 Annual Report showcasing almost €6million awarded in grants to good causes in 2016 Particular priorities for Irish philanthropists in 2016 included homelessness, education and health. The Community Foundation for Ireland (CFI) has announced that it awarded over €5.7 million in grants to […]

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