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Gaynor Humphreys

News Gaynor Humphreys 1 April 2008

President of Ireland gives first in Ray Murphy Lecture Series

On 25 January, at the University of Cork, Mary McAleese, President of Ireland, gave the first in a series of ten lectures in honour of Ray Murphy, who died in March 2007. The two organizations …

Special feature Gaynor Humphreys 1 December 2000 For Subscribers

Community foundations as partners in corporate responsibility

Community foundations all over the world are proving themselves as knowledgeable local grantmakers. In the UK many companies are finding it effective to channel their investment in the community through a community foundation. But this …

Special feature Gaynor Humphreys 1 September 1998

What is a community foundation?

In the USA where community foundations began – the first was established in 1914 – the core idea was twofold: to create permanent local funds for grant-making and to offer services to donors, giving them …