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
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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