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.
1 Dec 2022
We would like to say a huge thank you to all the members of the Acorn Giving Circle as you celebrate this 10 year milestone. Throughout your time you have supported a…
1 Dec 2022
Christmas came early for 18 local organisations who received a welcome funding boost at the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland annual Giving Tuesday event at the…
22 Nov 2022
Thirty North/South partnerships were formed under an All-Island Fund set up by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland and The Community Foundation for Ireland last…
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.