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 2020
The last few weeks have seen the sad loss of two people who were closely associated with the Community Foundation. David Cook, a founding trustee of the Foundation…
16 Oct 2020
Official reporting states that Northern Ireland has the highest rate of suicide within the UK, however, new information came to light last week that Northern…
13 Oct 2020
Football is for everyone and Belfast Trailblazers, a powerchair disability football club, open to all ages, gender and disability was awarded £2,500 through the Foundation…
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.