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 May 2023
Bank of Ireland UK has today announced the names of ten local groups that will benefit from its Cost of Living Fund with the second round of funding supporting groups…
20 Apr 2023
The Brian Conlon Foundation, in conjunction with the Community Foundation, are delighted to announce a new, second round of funding for groups in Newry city. Funding will…
31 Mar 2023
Long term, sustainable investment, security and funding strategies are needed for the Community and Voluntary sector. This is the message from CEO of the Community…
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.