The Cork Foundation is about supporting Social Enterprise, Community and Voluntary Organisations in Cork City and County to create and sustain viable businesses and job creation opportunities.

The Cork Foundation is a unique fund supporting social and community enterprises and voluntary organisations with a focus on sustainable job creation for Cork.


We help a diverse range of local communities in Cork to survive and thrive.

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Are you a social enterprise, community group and non for profit, who need help or assistance.

We might be able to help. Have you an idea you want to discuss with our team. Do you want to make a difference?

Cork Foundation to support charity with a €120,000 donation to fund suicide awareness programme

Three new jobs will be created and a suicide awareness initiative rolled out at Cork Life Centre, following a €120,000 donation from the unique philanthropic fund Cork Foundation.

Two new councillors and one teacher will join the two full-time staff and 70 volunteers at the Sunday’s Well voluntary organisation, which offers an alternative learning environment to marginalised and vulnerable young people.

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