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‘Children’s Promise’ Grants Programme 2024 Now Open!
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‘Children’s Promise’ Grants Programme 2024 Now Open!

The 2024 Grants Programme is now open and organisations are invited to apply The ‘Children’s Promise’ Grants Programme, Katharine Howard Foundation (KHF), is a collaboration with Community Foundation Ireland (CFI), and aims to support organisations working with young children and their families in disadvantaged areas, who may not reach their potential due to the corrosive...

CRA Report Card 2024
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CRA Report Card 2024

The Children’s Rights Alliance Report Card 2024 was launched this morning 20 February 2024. The Report Card series began in 2009 and documents Ireland’s treatment of children, grading the Government’s performance by an independent panel of experts. This is the fourth analysis of the Programme for Government: Our Shared Future, analysing 15 promises to children and...

Anew Support Services launch annual report 2022
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Anew Support Services launch annual report 2022

Anew Support Services launched their 2022 Annual Report today in Carmichael House, N. Brunswick st., supported by The Ireland Funds, Tusla and Community Foundation Ireland and KHF, CEO, Dr. Cliona Hannon was in attendance. Dr. Maria Tempany and Sinead O’Moore were special guest speakers. Sinead is the host of the award winning ‘Stretch Marks’ podcast...

Hallowe’en camp at Shelton as part of Family Links Initiative
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Hallowe’en camp at Shelton as part of Family Links Initiative

Our CEO, Dr Cliona Hannon was delighted to attend the launch of an innovative ‘Family Links’ project devised by the great Shelton Abbey team, focused on a children’s Hallowe’en camp at Shelton, to strengthen father-child bonds and enable mothers to take a well-earned rest. The project is supported by funding from the Katharine Howard Foundation,...

Children’s Promise Grants Programme Press Release
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Children’s Promise Grants Programme Press Release

A Celebration of the Children’s Promise Grants Programme, 14 September 2023, The Richmond Education and Event Centre, Smithfield Traveller and migrant families, young people with autism and mothers with difficult pregnancies are among those benefitting from a ‘Children’s Promise Grants Programme’ which has been announced as part of End Child Poverty Week. Seventeen groups across...

ESRI new report September 2023
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ESRI new report September 2023

Means-tested child benefit tier could take more than 40,000 children out of poverty ‘This report is the third from an ESRI research programme funded by Community Foundation Ireland, which seeks to address gaps in our knowledge and understanding of poverty, income inequality and living standards in Ireland. It builds on the previous reports which have...

Annual Report 2022
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Annual Report 2022

  KHF Annual Report 2022 now available to read and download here. We would like to thank our partners for their contribution to the report & we look forward to continued collaborations supporting & improving the lives of children & families across Ireland.  

Falling Behind – OCO Annual Report 2022
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Falling Behind – OCO Annual Report 2022

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office is required under law to submit to the Oireachtas an Annual Report on the performance of its functions. The OCO Annual Report 2022 was published on 16 May 2023. The OCO received 1,812 complaints in 2022 – one of their busiest year for complaints since the establishment of the office....

‘Children’s Promise’ Grants Programme
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‘Children’s Promise’ Grants Programme

‘Children’s Promise’ Grants Programme: Harnessing Childhood Potential through Community-based Collaborations  The ‘Children’s Promise’ Grants Programme is a new programme within the Katharine Howard Foundation, in collaboration with Community Foundation Ireland (CFI), and aims to support organisations working with young children and their families in disadvantaged areas, who may not reach their potential due to the...