Paying it forward

Trinity College Dublin has just launched the public phase of a historic €400 million fundraising campaign - but a relationship with active, enlightened philanthropy has been part of the university from its very inception, writes Lorraine Courtney

19th May, 2019
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Kate Bond, director of advancement at Trinity College Dublin Pic: Bryan Meade

Trinity College Dublin was founded on lands granted by Dublin Corporation in 1592 and philanthropy has played a big part in the university through the years. Unsurprisingly, a very ambitious philanthropy campaign is now happening at Trinity.

Trinity recently launched the public phase of a €400 million fundraising campaign. Inspiring Generations is the University’s first major philanthropic campaign in its more than 400-year history.

As state funding of higher education has declined in recent...

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