This #GE2020 Talk About Philanthropy

As a society we all benefit from philanthropy. Almost €1bn of private resources in the form of donations and philanthropy goes to the not for profit sector in Ireland. Philanthropy Ireland members alone, disburse over €200m in funding annually. But it can do some much more. We need a policy and regulatory environment that enables […]

Corporate Giving Workshop with Dr Lonneke Roza

On Wednesday the 20th of November corporate giving practitioners joined Philanthropy Ireland for an interactive workshop on corporate giving. It was facilitated by Dr Lonneke Roza, who presented different perspectives on corporate philanthropy, CSR and citizenship. She explored how managers can align their community involvement and philanthropic endeavors with their business. Several questions were raised […]

Impact Measurement Workshop with Dr Leonora Buckland

On the 21st of November Philanthropy Ireland held a measuring impact workshop for philanthropy practitioners, facilitated by Dr Leonora Buckland of Stone Soup Consulting. Dr Buckland joined thePI Annual Donor Symposium 2019 as a panelist on our measuring impact panel and we were delighted that following the symposium, she could join meet with a group […]

Giving thoughtfully creates change

Philanthropy Ireland recently worked with Business News on the 2019 Make a Difference campaign.The campaign featured exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices about the importance of philanthropy, CSR and charitable giving in Ireland. A printed publication was enclosed within every copy of the Irish Independent newspaper and the content is available online […]

The Challenge of Change: Philanthropy as a Catalyst

On Thursday 21st November 2019, Philanthropy Ireland welcomed those engaged with philanthropy in Ireland to the RDS for our third PI Annual Donor Symposium, the premier event for philanthropy in Ireland. Our theme The Challenge of Change: Philanthropy as a Catalyst , placed philanthropy and the donor at the forefront of societal change. Our panelists […]

#FOCUSPhilanthropy gives philanthropy a face on European Foundation Day 2019

In partnership with DAFNE (The Donors and Funders Network of Europe), Philanthropy Ireland celebrated European Day of Foundations and Donors 2019 via an online photography and postcard campaign. The campaign was designed to showcase some of the projects funded by the more than 147,000 foundations in Europe. Joining other DAFNE members from across Europe, Philanthropy […]

PI Internship Reflection: Lauren Pitkin

Each summer Philanthropy Ireland (PI) offers an intern placement to a student interested in working in the not-for-profit sector. This year we welcomed University of Virginia student Lauren Pitkin as our Policy and Events Intern. Here Lauren reflects on her experience with PI and her time in Ireland. My name is Lauren Pitkin. I am […]

2013 Change in Tax Codes for Irish Donations Fails to Impact Philanthropic Giving

Research launched today (10th July 2019) by Philanthropy Ireland shows that the 2013 change in tax codes for the treatment of taxable donations has not had a positive impact on the development of strategic philanthropic giving in Ireland. The Impact of the 2013 Change in the Tax Treatment of Charitable Donations explores the impact of […]