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

Our Ambition

Empowering Philanthropy: Supporting and representing donors, institutional and private, 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.

Survey of Charitable Funders' Views of Accounts prepared under the Charities SORP.

The recently published report provides new research on charitable foundations’ views of charitable accounts with detailed insight into the ways which foundations use SORP accounts submitted by applicants to support their funding decisions.


Impact Map - Ireland 2021

We have created this Impact Map for Ireland illustrating the diverse landscape of organisations and companies who directly contribute to the impact economy in Ireland.

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.

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