Included here are impact reports from our members, providing real insight on the power and value of their work. Annual reports can be found on each of our members individual websites. Please let us know if you would like us to feature your report.
Why Philanthropy Matters is a space for exploring philanthropy: what it is, how it works and why it affects all our lives.
In this section you will find a selection of research and reports from our members. The range includes surveys of grantees, insights on specific themes/areas of need and reviews of programmes delivered. As an active learning exchange section we welcome inclusion of any other reports you would like to share with peers and colleagues.
Ireland is changing. Scoping research undertaken by St Stephens’s Green Trust provides excellent insights on areas of greatest social need on the island of Ireland. It suggests that change for the better for all, can only be achieved when specific persistent disadvantages and inequalities are named and addressed.
A ‘Study of the Service Reform (SRF): Understanding Reform in National Systems’ – published by Genio, examines the innovative approaches to implementing the SRF, an ambitious 45million national programme of change which helped expand and sustain social innovation in disability, mental health and homelessness.
eople are eating less healthily and cutting down on exercise and socialising due to the cost of living, according to new research based on a YouGov poll of 2366 people from across the UK.
The Carnegie UK study urges new government support for struggling households, warning the long-term impact of these trends may be more expensive for the public purse than short-term help.
This ESRI report – funded by the Community Foundation for Ireland – explores the issue of energy poverty and deprivation in Ireland, once again to the forefront of the policy debate given recent increases in energy prices.
The Katharine Howard Foundation (KHF) and the Community Foundation Ireland (CFI) have provided financial supports to the Community Mothers Programme. This programme has been an important resource
in providing early and valued support to families in their own homes and communities.
Philanthropy Ireland connects with peer and colleague organisations worldwide for learning and knowledge exchange. Here you will find links to key representative organisations connecting to a deep reservoir of insight and commentary on a wide range of philanthropic interests.
The Alliance Magazine provides the global philanthropy sector with independent opinion, expert debate and trusted insight. Read their latest issues with in-depth special feature dedicated to a key aspects of global philanthropy.
EVPA is a community of organisations sharing the same vision and a common goal: creating positive societal impact through venture philanthropy.
Philea nurtures a diverse and inclusive ecosystem of foundations, philanthropic organisations and networks working for the common good. They aim to achieve greater impact by sharing data and knowledge, exchanging best practices, connecting around common themes, engaging in policy work, and more.
ERNOP The European Research Network on Philanthropy (ERNOP) is an association founded in January 2008 by collaborating philanthropy researchers in Europe, in order to advance, coordinate and promote excellence in philanthropic research in Europe.
WINGS is a community of thought leaders and changemakers who are committed to ensuring philanthropy reaches its fullest potential as a catalyst for social progress.
The European Community Foundation Initiative (ECFI) is a collaborative initiative committed to strengthening and promoting the community foundation movement in Europe.
Social Value International is the global network focused on social impact and social value. They aim to change the way society accounts for value through principles, practice, people and power.
Why Philanthropy Matters is a space for exploring philanthropy: what it is, how it works and why it affects all our lives. They aim to aim to make philanthropy issues engaging and accessible for as many people as possible.
Here we provide suggestions for wording on key topics that have been brought to our attention. They are here as a guide only. They should be adapted and used as appropriate within organisations according to their unique perspectives and needs.
Joe Quinsey, currently CEO of DCU Educational Trust, has over 30 years’ senior-level experience covering both industry and the non-profit sector. Previous non-profit roles include CEO of The Children’s Medical & Research Foundation and Director of Change for the Rehab Group, whilst his industry experience includes senior finance, commercial and general management roles in blue chip multi-nationals, Diageo and CRH. A chartered management accountant by profession, Joe also holds an MBA from Dublin City University
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.