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.
12 Jan 2022
Article from the Irish Times. People living along both sides of the Border have found the last two years of Covid a particularly exasperating experience in having to deal…
10 Jan 2022
I would like to say thank you to everyone for helping us to make 2021 a year of impact, perseverance and resilience! Although the year has been hugely challenging, with…
6 Jan 2022
We are aware of and understand the many challenges that people and organisations we fund and stakeholders we work with may be facing due to the Coronavirus. We want to be…
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.