We believe in the value and power of philanthropy to make real and lasting change in our society.
We work with individuals and organisations interested in igniting a philanthropic movement in Ireland, and in making it easier for donors to strategically support the causes they care most about.
We promote philanthropy in Ireland, and support our members, allowing you to shape your giving to suit you.
The Ireland Funds is a global philanthropic network. Established in 1976, The Ireland Funds’ mission is to harness the power of a global philanthropic network of friends of Ireland to promote and support peace, culture, education and community development across the island of Ireland and among Irish communities around the world.
The Fermanagh Trust a registered charity, established in 1995, promotes and supports charitable endeavours and initiatives which leads to social and community development. The Trust has established itself as a community foundation, building an endowment which supports community and voluntary endeavours. The Trust has a wide range of funds supporting community development, good relations, volunteering and arts, cultural and sporting endeavours.
Community Finance (Ireland), formerly UCIT (Ireland), is a Charity which provides loans exclusively to other third sector organisations such as community groups, charities, sports clubs and social enterprises in the Republic of Ireland. Since 2001, as part of the UCIT Group, we’ve committed in excess of €90 million to over 500 organisations.
The Carnegie UK Trust works to improve the lives of people throughout the UK and Ireland, by changing minds through influencing policy, and by changing lives through innovative practice and partnership work. The Carnegie UK Trust was established by Scots-American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1913.
The Arts Council of Ireland is the Irish government agency for developing the arts. We work in partnership with artists, arts organisations, public policy makers and others to build a central place for the arts in Irish life.
Clann Credo - Community Loan Finance is a social enterprise which not only serves but is also proud to be a part of the Community and Voluntary Sector. We provide loans to community organisations, sports organisations, charities and social
enterprises. We help organisations to achieve their social, economic and financial potential on terms and conditions that may not be available to them commercially.
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) is an Irish not-for-profit organisation that supports people with new solutions to Ireland’s biggest social problems. SEI helps these individuals to increase their impact by providing significant funding alongside in-depth technical and practical support.
Joining a community of donor providing opportunities to network with peers.
Knowledge and information exchange with updates on Irish and international best practice on giving.
An objective, discrete point of contact for insights on philanthropy in Ireland.
Being part of a strong representative voice for the sector on policy and infrastructure.