Sunday December 8, 2019

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
3
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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Ageism is not okay, whether it’s directed at a younger generation or an older one, as an ‘Ok boomer’-spouting Generation Z should know

Nadine O’Regan | 3 weeks ago

Memories of a rural childhood come flooding back on discovery of a curated Twitter account called Ireland’s Farmers

Emer McLysaght | 3 weeks ago

In a career of highs and lows coaching Ireland and then Wales, Warren Gatland has never shied away from making tough or unpopular decisions. Garry Doyle finds him ready to engage

Garry Doyle | 3 weeks ago