15 years: A reflection on The Community Foundation for Ireland
We believe in the power of philanthropy to deliver just and progressive social change. We empower people and organisations who want to make a difference through a model of philanthropy that is based on trust, effectiveness and impact.
What we promise
- Leadership – we are strategic and work towards being a centre of influence in the community;
- Integrity – we are accountable for what we do and transparent in how we do it;
- Stewardship – we are responsible stewards of CFI’s assets and focus our time, resources and energy on making a measurable difference;
- Capacity-building – we value supporting the community and helping organisations succeed.
How we help
Since 2000, we have a proven track record in empowering donors who want to make a real difference in their communities by tackling social issues effectively.
We have a dedicated and committed staff with extensive experience of philanthropy and grant making in Ireland and overseas.
We connect donors with dedicated non-profit organisations that can make the best use of their gift and we work with professional advisers to find the best charitable solutions for their clients.
We have insights and a working relationship with over 3,000 non-profit organisations at a national, regional and local level throughout Ireland.
We make giving fast, efficient and rewarding, as well as cost effective for our donors.
We have a strong commitment to ensuring that CFI attains impeccable standards of governance and transparency and follows best international practice.
We are a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status and an approved body for the purposes of section 848A, Taxes Consolidation Act, which relates to tax relief for donations to approved bodies. Our Charity number is CHY 13967. The organisation is Registered in Ireland, No.338427, Registered Office: 29 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D01 K0V2
The Community Foundation for Ireland is a company limited by guarantee.