Standing Together in Sector Solidarity

Philanthropy Ireland, with our members being funders and supporters of the not for profit sector, recognise that COVID-19 is an exceptional event that will have significant impact on civil society organisations and NGOs throughout Ireland. We believe that working together during this testing time to provide reassurance and support to civil society is essential in this difficult period for the sector.

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Philanthropic Responses to Covid-19

We are seeing some fantastic and heart warming examples of giving at this time of crisis when there is a real need for support across all sectors of our society. With limited resources, collapsing income streams yet increasing demand on services, non-profit organisations are being pushed hard. So many are stepping up to provide support. But we need more, this snapshot may inspire #philanthropy #giving #inthistogether

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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

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?"


Good Giving Guides

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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

Deadline for the European Social Catalyst Fund extended to 11th September 2020

Jun, 2nd

The European Social Catalyst Fund (ESCF) is a new initiative designed to have significant impact on some of Europe’s most pressing social challenges. The deadline for applications to the ESCF has been extended to 11th September 2020, acknowledging the challenges and pressures that so many across Europe are currently experiencing.


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