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The Impact of the 2013 Change in Tax Treatment of Charitable Donations

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“To give away money is an easy matter and in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an easy matter.”

- Aristotle

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We love to highlight the role and impact of organized philanthropy in Irish communities. By sharing stories, we share our learnings and we celebrate the work of our community and partners.

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"What is the footprint you want to leave behind" not "Who is knocking on your door the loudest?"


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#FOCUSPhilanthropy gives philanthropy a face on European Foundation Day 2019

Apr, 18th

In partnership with DAFNE (The Donors and Funders Network of Europe), Philanthropy Ireland celebrated European Day of Foundations and Donors 2019 via an online photography and postcard campaign. The campaign was designed to showcase some of the projects funded by the more than 147,000 foundations in Europe.

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