The Cork Foundation,Connecting the Cork network globally to support Cork people locally.

Cork Foundation Aims

  • Match donors: Connect local and international donors to social enterprise projects in the community.

  • Create Jobs: Contributions go towards creating sustainable jobs.

  • Improve lives: The Jobs created help improve the lives and families that make Cork great.

  • Give back: Provide a meaningful way to give back to your people, place and heritage.


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

About us

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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