IYF Supporting … the Irish Cultural Centre

Leading up to our Annual Winter Ball on Friday 7th December we’re are sharing stories about some of the organisations and young people who benefit from the money you generously give. An IYF grant funds scholarship programmes and affordable music classes at the Irish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith, West London.  Each year the Irish Embassy […]

Countdown to our Winter Ball 

It’s just a couple of months until our Annual Winter Ball at the Dorchester Hotel on Friday 7th December.  Over the next few weeks we’ll be letting you know more about the evening’s entertainment.  We’ll also post about some of the young people in Great Britain and Northern Ireland who’ve benefited from IYF. The money raised at the […]

Project Discussion Day

We were delighted to welcome 30 guests to the Irish Cultural Centre in London on 18th September to discuss the changing needs of young Irish people and their families in the UK. Some 15 organisations we have supported for many years attended from around Britain and Northern Ireland, along with members of IYF’s Board of […]

IYF on YouTube

Did you know that the Irish Youth Foundation has its own YouTube channel? Why don’t you go and view some of the videos. You can get a great feel for the people whose lives have been changed through the work of the IYF by watching the case studies of some of the great projects that […]

Solace work with Irish women and Irish Traveller women

Solace Women’s Aid are a London based charity who have been supporting women to build safe lives for over 40 years. With help from the Irish community and an IYF grant, the first refuge in the UK dedicated to supporting Irish women was opened. Solace are committed to supporting Irish women and Irish Traveller women. […]

New and Improved Website

As you may have noticed our website has changed. Along with a new design we have new content and hopefully a clearer and easier to use website. The aim of the change is to make the website clearer and quicker to use, which will allow you to see what we are doing with your money […]

Reserve your tables now

Yes we know it’s summer but what better time to start thinking of the festive season and our famous Winter Ball. Tickets always sell out fast so please do get in early and reserve your tables. To make a table/ticket reservation or for more information please contact Linda Tanner on 0208 748 9640 or email her […]

Grant Applications 2018

Irish Youth Foundation (UK) grant application forms and guidelines for funding in 2018 are now available. The deadline for submissions is Friday 2 March 2018. Click Here for more information

Jacqueline O’Donovan joins IYF (UK) Board of Trustees

Leading businesswoman Jacqueline O’Donovan has been appointed a trustee of the Irish Youth Foundation (UK) O’Donovan is Managing Director of north London-based O’Donovan Waste Disposal and was last month given the Freedom of the City of London by the Worshipful Company of Carmen in recognition of her dedication to the transport industry. John Dwyer, Chairman […]

Malachy, Ciara & Ferga walk the Wicklow Way…

…and trying not to argue too much along the way! And all for Irish Youth Foundation UK because it seemed like a good idea after a few pints! Back in 1989, our dearly departed mum Nessa set up the Irish Youth Foundation, a charity aimed at helping disadvantaged young Irish people and their families. Since then, […]