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NI Community foundation appoints new philanthropy director

NI Community foundation appoints new philanthropy director

Siofra Healy has joined the Community Foundation as its new Director of Philanthropy.

With responsibility for fund development, communications and philanthropy services at the Foundation, Healy will focus on providing a customised service to donors. 

She joins the Community Foundation from the Northern Ireland Hospice where she was Director of Income Generation and Communications. While there she led its £13m capital campaign. Before that she worked for the Princes Trust and the Simon Community Northern Ireland.

Her skills and experience include setting and delivering communications, income generation and donor care strategies including major gift, corporate and trust fundraising. 

In 2016 the NI Community Foundation had an income of £3.8 million and expenditure of £4.7 million, £2.7 million of which was distributed in grants to the voluntary sector in Northern Ireland.

More about Siofra Healy

You can find out more about Healy in a short interview with her by colleagues at the NI Community Foundation.



Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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