€53 million added to the Philanthropy Map 

In December 2022, Philanthropy Ireland proudly launched its Philanthropy Map, showcasing the extensive reach and impact of philanthropic activities supported by its members. Since then, Philanthropy Ireland has continued to engage with its members to gain further valuable insights into the diverse array of projects they support. As a result, the map has undergone significant […]

Launch of the first National Policy on Philanthropy

On Wednesday 13th December the first National Policy on Philanthropy was launched by the Department of Rural and Community Development. Philanthropy Ireland was delighted to be part of the launch at the RDS. Philanthropy Ireland, representing the sector, has advocated for this policy for a long time and we recognise the leadership of Minister O’Brien […]

Mental Health Month and philanthropy

Philanthropy has a long-standing history of supporting health initiatives and this mental health month Philanthropy Ireland wanted to spotlight MyMind. This much needed social enterprise has been supported by many of our member organisations who understand the need for a community based and affordable approach to mental health supports, especially considering the long waiting lists […]

Philanthropy Ireland presents to the Joint Oireachtas Committee

On October 4th Philanthropy Ireland presented to the Orieachtas Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Island on the topic of the effect of grants and acquiring bridging finance on community groups. Watch the full video and read the transcript here. Philanthropy Ireland invited member company Community Finance Ireland to participate in […]

Data-Driven Philanthropy: Bridging the Best of Two Worlds – Insights from the United States and the Netherlands 

In our 2024 Budget submission, Philanthropy Ireland placed data collection as a fundamental pillar for the operation, development, and growth of philanthropy in Ireland. The collection and provision of timely, accurate and in-depth data on philanthropy and the wider non-profit sector is an essential element of infrastructural support for government, donors, and the broader philanthropic […]

An overview of legacy giving in Ireland

Legacy giving involves leaving a gift in your will to a charity or nonprofit. There are many ways to leave a legacy, but one thing they all have in common is the tremendous impact on the organisations who receive such a gift.    Some examples of legacy giving   2015 – 2019  The importance of legacy giving cannot […]

Before and After 2020: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Nonprofit Experiences with Funders

The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) has recently published a research report titled “Before and After 2020: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Nonprofit Experiences with Funders,”. The report focuses on discussing the changes in philanthropic practices in the United States before and after the COVID-19 pandemic in response to the evolving needs of nonprofit organizations.  […]

Cazenove Capital in association with ACF recently launched the Climate Confident report

Climate change stands as an all-encompassing public disbenefit, obstructing the path towards a better world. Within the United Kingdom’s charitable sector, an increasing number of entities are recognising the direct relevance of climate change to their charitable objectives. These organisations are not only highlighting the threats posed to the causes and communities they support but […]