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.
29 Jun 2020
Community Foundation launches a £600,000 New Needs Fund helping communities and community organisations to address new needs appearing as a result of coronavirus. …
26 Jun 2020
The Community Foundation has today, 26th June 2020, announced a new approach to its 5th round of Techies in Residence, an innovative programme which matches local charities…
16 Jun 2020
Nicole Downes is a full-time career to her sons Levi, 8 and Jamie, 5 who both have autism. She also has another son, Gabriel who is one. After her son Levi’s…
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.