We champion the power of strategic giving to effect real and lasting change

Our Ambition

Supporting and representing donors, private and institutional, to create a dynamic and diverse community engaging in philanthropy. We do this through:


We deepen understanding and engagement on philanthropy among key audiences and stakeholders


We proactively support the development of an enabling environment for philanthropy


We build capability through knowledge sharing, information exchange, peer support

Philanthropy in Action

Highlighting the role and impact of philanthropy in Irish communities; by sharing insights and stories, we share learnings, celebrating the work of our partners.

Mapping the Emergency Responses of Philanthropy to COVID-19

The purpose of the mapping is to shed light on the response by philanthropy, to inform future philanthropic responses in 2021 and to capture the insights from 2020 that could shape future emergency funding responses.

Giving Ireland Report 2020: Analysis & Insights on Funding of the Not for Profit Sector in 2018

This report aims to narrow the gap in knowledge on the sector by providing an analysis of its composition, funding and benchmarked performance. It is our hope that Giving Ireland will be used as a platform to encourage debate, collaboration and action that will elevate the sector.

We are supported by

Brid Cannon

Bríd is an Associate Director in Risk Consulting. She commenced her career working in private equity and investment management and has since built over 10 years’ experience in professional services.

Bríd advises clients on matters relating to governance, conduct, regulation and compliance. Previous engagements include working as Authorised Officer for the Central Bank of Ireland on conduct related issues; advising an international insurance group on the authorisation process and also an international banking group on compliance relating to its private banking business. She has significant experience in Individual Accountability, Fitness and Probity having advised both Irish and UK institutions on their obligations in these areas.