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


The Community Foundation awarded 94% in the Excellance Through People standard

We are delighted to announce that we have achieved a remarkable 94% in the Excellence Through People standard. This is the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) certification for HR Management. and its focus is to get  organisations to look at their people as a key source of competitive advantage. The certification looks at many […]

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Grants and Donor Services Executive (part time)

The Community Foundation for Ireland is a leading organisation dedicated to promoting and growing philanthropy in Ireland. The Grants and Donor Services Executive will be responsible for managing the grant functions of the Foundation and exceed the expectations of Donors.     Maternity leave contract, ending March 2017. Based in Dublin City Centre Part time: […]

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