We advise individuals, families and businesses on giving, philanthropy and funding, helping you find the best way to support the issues and causes that inspire you.
Our grants and programmes are accessible to those who need them, equipping and empowering the local community to create change.
Setting up a fund through the Community Foundation is similar to having your own charitable trust but without the hassle of administration.
In the last 40 years, we have awarded over £100 million in grants to individuals & local communities.
Find all our open grants here with details on the types of projects we support, who’s eligible and how to apply.
19 Oct 2021
We’re delighted that our Techies in Residence programme won the Gold award in the ‘not for profit‘ category at the recent Chartered Institute of Public…
7 Oct 2021
The fifth round of Quality Accreditation, launched in October 2020, is now complete. Over the past year, the Community Foundation has undergone an internal audit of its…
1 Oct 2021
The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland has awarded £61,910 to 46 community organisations across Northern Ireland through the Ultach Fund, to support them to use and…
The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland is a local, independent charitable foundation. We help communities in need, drive social change and change lives through impactful grantmaking and delivering innovative programmes.
Supporting bespoke giving and providing philanthropic advice we are a trusted, secure means through which donors choose how, when and where to give and we provide a range of management and grant making services for charitable funds.
You can give us a one-off donation or set up a regular payment now through our official Just Giving page.