In late 2013 the Community Foundation supported the New Communities Partnership (NCP) with a multiannual Impact grant to establish a Migrant Family Support Service. This was in response to an increasing number of migrant families having their children taken into care. As can often be the case, NCP needed to pilot the service before the […]
International Women’s Day, March 8th, presents the opportunity to celebrate the great progress made by women in Irish society but also a chance to reflect on what needs to change and how each of us, as individuals and collectively can make a difference in our communities. The Women’s Fund, at The Community Foundation for Ireland, was set up in 2010 and is a long term philanthropic fund, connecting women who care with causes that matter. The Women’s Fund fuels changes in our communities by supporting the most innovative and positive solutions to the issues facing women and girls today. Our mission is to encourage philanthropy among women, improve the lives of women through social change grant making and educate the entire community about the benefits to society when the potential of women is realised. When women prosper, entire communities succeed.
We asked you how you feel about living in Ireland… you’ve had your say, the results are in and we are were delighted to announce the results of VitalSigns 2015! Following on from the success of the inaugural 2013 Vital Signs, this report will be the second in our biennial series. So what does 2015 […]
Grant of the Month : Facebook for All – Enhance South East (Waterford based community education organisation) recieves €5,600 from the Older Persons’ Fund Round 1 For years I was asking …what is this ? what’s it about ?…[referring to Facebook] nobody had the patience or the time to sit with me and show me, […]
VitalSigns 2015 Quality of Life Survey Reveals Public Transport Services as Top Priority for People Living in Ireland. VitalSigns Citizen Survey grades the satisfaction of life in Ireland today and prioritises the areas that are most important to us. In a report entitled Ireland’s VitalSigns 2015, published by The Community Foundation for Ireland that grades […]