The Community Foundation for Ireland launches the year of #Belonging16 by announcing over €600,000 worth of grants to increase the sense of belonging in Ireland

Includes €100,000 fund for community parties available to communities all over the country Dublin, 11th February: The Community Foundation for Ireland, one of Ireland’s leading philanthropic organisations has today announced that over €600,000 will be awarded to community and voluntary groups across Ireland to increase the sense of belonging in Ireland. This year of #Belonging16 […]


Grant of the Month: Peter McVerry Trust for Social Housing

Some  €88,000 has been generously donated from a private donor fund at The Community Foundation for Ireland to the Peter Mc Verry Trust  for renovation of St Agatha’s Court into 11 new housing units, which will move  people directly out of homelessness. Peter McVerry Trust is currently working towards the regeneration of St Agatha’s Court, North William Street, Dublin […]


The Community Foundation for Ireland Announces Winners of the Philanthropist of the Year Awards 2016: Carmel and Martin Naughton, Xilinx and Chuck Feeney and The Atlantic Philanthropies

  Dublin, 21st January 2016: The Community Foundation for Ireland, one of the country’s leading philanthropic organisations, today announced the winners of the eighth annual Philanthropist of the Year awards at a luncheon hosted by Marian Finucane in Dublin. This year’s Philanthropist of the Year Award winners are: Carmel and Martin Naughton as National Philanthropists […]


Philanthropist of the Year Awards Thursday 21st January 2016

On Thursday, 21st January we will announce our winners of this year’s Philanthropist of the Year Awards. The awards were established and are run by The Foundation to recognise extraordinary individuals who have shown outstanding leadership in the area of philanthropy and who, through their giving, have made a remarkable difference in bringing about sustainable […]


New report identifies the added-value that community and voluntary organisations contribute to human, social and community services

Government should value the role community and voluntary organisations play in delivering public services, a new report published today (Thursday, January 14th, 2016) states. The report, “Let’s Commission for Communities – valuing the community and voluntary approach to human, social and community services’, published by The Wheel, Clann Credo – the Social Investment Fund and […]