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Friday 19, May 2023
Cost of Living Grants

Fifty non-profit organisations benefit from Cost of Living Fund at Bank of Ireland.

Combatting Fast Fashion for Earth Day. 
Picture shows from left Emma Connors, CEO ReCreate; Emil Wojtarowicz, a student from from Deansrath Community College who participated in the FACE Programme during TY where he made this jacket; Debbs Tormey from Attention Attire and Denise Charlton, CEO, The Community Foundation for Ireland ; as Community Foundation Ireland celebrates its work with Recreate in Ballymount, Dublin which is committed to creativity through reuse. The theme of Earth Day, marked worldwide on Saturday, is ‘Invest In Our Planet’ which the Foundation as a Philanthropic hub  is recommitting too with climate and biodiversity partners across the country.Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee
Sunday 23, April 2023

Philanthropy has a key role in responding to the climate and biodiversity challenge. Chief Executive Denise Charlton writes about the work of Community Foundation Ireland, its donors and partners across the country.

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Wednesday 5, April 2023
Ireland for Ukraine

Ireland for Ukraine. Go Raibh Míle Maith Agat. Impact Report published.

Tuesday 21, March 2023
Access to Arts

Access to the arts is an equality issue. Community Foundation Ireland is partnering with the 2023 Business to Arts Awards on a new access category. Nominations are open.

Chair of the Gender Equality Citizens Assembly, Catherine Day(right),  joins Community Foundation Ireland calls to Embrace Equity on International Women’s Day with Denise Charlton, Chief Executive (centre) and Academic, Musician, Broadcaster Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin (left) who is chair of the Citizen’s Assembly on Biodiversity. The Foundation gathered women leaders as the Government announced its intention to hold a gender equality referendum in November. Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee
Wednesday 8, March 2023
Women’s Day ‘Equity’ Challenge – Is Ireland Ready to Respond?

Is Ireland ready to #EmbraceEquity? Denise Charlton asks on International Women's Day (Opinion Piece first appeared in Irish Independent 8th March 2023) By Denise Charlton

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Sunday 19, February 2023
Stand with People of Ukraine

Urgent actions needed to support people fleeing Ukraine set out in report marking the first anniversary of the Russian invasion.

Friday 17, February 2023
Cost of Living Grants Announced

Bank of Ireland is donating €1 million to organisations supporting those most at risk from cost of living pressures.

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Friday 17, February 2023
All-Island Fund Grants

All-Island Fund provides further support to cross-border civil society partnerships.

Sacred Fire in Smithfield Dublin as Community Foundation Ireland and it’s equality partners mark the new Brigid’s Holiday with a celebration of ‘Women, Community, Unity’. The Foundation has provided over €110 million in grants to support equality since 2000. 
Picture shows Firebreather Maiya with from left Noeline Blackwell of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre; Denise Charlton of Community Foundation Ireland and Salome Mbugua of AkiDwa. Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee
Sunday 5, February 2023
Celebrating Brigid’s Day

Community Foundation Ireland gathers equality partners to celebrate the first ever St Brigid's Day public holiday.

Sunday 8, January 2023
Biodiversity Boost

Plants and wildlife in communities across the country are receiving a biodiversity boost. Seventy groups are receiving grant support.