Harry Byrne who sadly passed in 2014, was a former board member at The Community Foundation for Ireland. Harry’s daughter, Alison, tragically died in her thirties and Harry set up a fund in her name.
During 2011, a donor, who having been extremely successful in his working life and had previously been giving to charities for some time in an ad-hoc manner, become aware of us in his capacity as a professional adviser and decided to set up a donor advised fund at The Community Foundation for Ireland.
The Unsung Heroes campaign highlights some of the best examples of our Donor Advised Funds. Examples The County Monaghan Fund was established in January 2004 by a committee of 12 civic minded Monaghan people who were interested in giving back to their County. include families, individuals and entrepreneurs.