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.
15 Jun 2022
RTÉ Toy Show Appeal – over £500,000 allocated to charities in Northern Ireland Over 1.1 million children and families across the island of Ireland to benefit from…
9 Jun 2022
Every year the Community Foundation for NI continues to be amazed at the generosity of individuals, families and business in Northern Ireland. As one of the most charitable…
9 Jun 2022
Over £8,000 has been awarded to local groups in the Carrickfergus area aimed at boosting services supporting older people the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland and…
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.