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.
9 Dec 2019
We were delighted to sponsor the Community (CSR) Award again at the recent Business Eye Awards 2019. Now in their thirteenth consecutive year, the prestigious awards…
6 Dec 2019
Christmas has come early for over 40 older people’s groups, through a bumper £40K giveaway announced at the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland’s anniversary…
6 Dec 2019
Horses are strong and powerful animals with the potential to support people when overcoming fears and developing confidence and the therapeutic relationship between a…
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.