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


We are enjoying a very busy time here at The Community Foundation. From welcoming new donors to giving out grants, philanthropy is thriving at the moment but of course the needs continue to always increase. If you want to discuss how to give with impact in an effective way with high levels of governance, then talk to us.  I look forward to keeping you posted on new funds, our plans for Best Will in the World week and lots of new grants rounds coming soon. Regards, Tina.  


Latest News

Grant of the month

Holy Spirit Girls’ National School, Ballymun A donor with a strong interest in education has been supporting this DEIS girls primary school for three years to run a music and afterschool programme. The music programme is a violin club for 18 children and it takes place three mornings per week. There is a waiting list […]

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Call for nominations-Philanthropist of the Year Awards 2016

The search is on for the 2016 Philanthropists of the Year. This will be our 8th annual awards showcasing and celebrating the impact of philanthropy both and home and overseas. We have three categories, Ireland, International and Corporate. We invite community groups, charities and fundraisers to think about the philanthropists they have engaged with and […]

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