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


Spotlight Grant: ProActivate Ireland

  In a national survey on domestic abuse, almost 60% of people who had experienced severe abuse in intimate relationships experienced the abuse for the first time under the age of 25. In response to this, the DARE Project was developed by non-profit organisation ProActivate Ireland with a grant from the Women’s Fund of Ireland. The […]

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Happy #YouthDay from all at The Community Foundation for Ireland

The Community Foundation for Ireland has been a long standing supporter of the youth organisations in our country who are striving to make Ireland the best place to live for our children and young people. In 2015 we initiated our Youth Participation Panel #YPP to incorporate meaningful youth decision making into our grant making. Our […]

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