We believe in the value and power of philanthropy to make real and lasting change for the benefit of our society.

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About Us

Working with our members we promote the development of Philanthropy and good giving practice in Ireland. In collaboration and partnership with a cross-section of organisations we aim to maximise the impact of giving.

Our members disperse over €200m annually, to over 2,000 projects and communities in Ireland and overseas.

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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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Philanthropy in Action

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?"

- Éilis Murray, CEO of Philanthropy Ireland
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Good Giving Guides

Thinking about giving?
Your first step to philanthropic giving starts here. We create and share the best resources to support you make the greatest impact.


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Recent Blog

Philanthropy Supporting Women: #IWD2019

Apr 18th

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