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Author: Gareth Ebbs

Irish and Scottish Social Enterprise World meet in Donegal

It was a real privilege to be invited to a great event in Donegal hosted by Donegal Local Development Company (DLDC) and SERI (Social Enterprise Republic of Ireland). During the event, a group of high-profile delegates from Scottish and Irish social enterprise support organisations met over two days to explore the innovative Shared Service Model (SSM) and discuss activity in the sector.


Author: Gareth Ebbs

Visiting Pocket Forests – a 2023 Oakfield Trust Grant Awardee

It was very interesting and always good craic to catch up with Amy Van Den Broek, Co-Ordinator at the wonderful Pocket Forests CLG, one of our 2023 Grant Awardees. We met up at their HQ at the Digital Hub in Thomas Street , Dublin and she showed me some of their fantastic installations in a gorgeous Dublin setting under the watchful eye of St Patrick’s Tower. The sun even came out - what a treat!


Author: Gareth Ebbs

Christmas Message 2023

A quick note to wish everyone well over the festive period. 2023 was a really productive year for Oakfield Trust in Clondalkin, with many milestones, and a huge number of great new relationships forged in the sector. There is a lot to talk about but I’ll mention just a few notable items here.


Author: Gareth Ebbs

Another International Conference on Social Enterprise held by Oakfield Trust in Dublin City!

On Tuesday November 21, 2023, Oakfield Trust hosted an International Conference on Social Enterprise, entitled ‘Social Enterprise: Addressing Sector Challenges and Networking’, in the fantastic Linkedin Community Space on the canal in Dublin City.


Author: Gareth Ebbs

Social Enterprise Grant Awardees Announced by Oakfield Trust

Over €45,000 in Funding Awarded to Eleven Social Enterprises Nationally by Clondalkin-based Social Enterprise. It received a huge response to the call for applications, a testimony to the large and diverse array of work being carried out in the social enterprise and community sector.


Author: Gareth Ebbs

International Conference on Social Enterprise held by Oakfield Trust in Dublin City

On Wednesday May 24, 2023, Oakfield Trust hosted an International Conference on Social Enterprise, entitled ‘Social Enterprise: Achieving Real Social Impact and Developing the Space’, in the warm surroundings of the Wood Quay Venue in Dublin City.


Author: Gareth Ebbs

Oakfield Trust Launches New Grant Scheme for Social Enterprises

Oakfield Trust are delighted to announce that a new €250,000 social enterprise fund has been launched in South Dublin County – which takes applications from social enterprises and social entrepreneurs, who are focused on making a social impact in the community...


Author: Gareth Ebbs

Supports During the COVID 19 Pandemic

Oakfield Trust donated €130,000 in funding to initiatives working to combat the impact of Covid-19. The organisation was fortunate to have a surplus in its Risk Reserve Fund which enabled the company to help support a number of projects during the pandemic which has posed a huge challenge for many local organisations...




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