What is VitalSigns

VitalSigns is a report card on the vitality of the nation. It grades 12 key issues areas that affect the quality of life of those who live, play, work and learn in Ireland.

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About VitalSigns


About Vital Signs

Do you feel frustrated when you speak and no one listens? The Community Foundation for Ireland is answering your call. VitalSigns aims to capture the voice of the people who live, play, work and learn in Ireland.  Read More.

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  VitalSigns #Belonging16    

 The new VitalSigns #Belonging16 survey is now available to complete. We are asking people from all across Ireland to complete this survey and tell us about their sense of belonging in their communities. Read More


Community Engagement

The newly formed VitalSigns research team is hitting the streets in local communities to ensure your opinions are heard. As part of The Community Foundation for Ireland’s ongoing process to connect with local communities, the VitalSigns research team has been engaging with citizens and providing them with an opportunity to complete the VitalSigns survey on paper. Read More

The Community Foundation for Ireland

Here at The Community Foundation for Ireland we believe in the power of philanthropy to deliver just and progressive social change. We empower people who want to make a difference through a model of philanthropy that is based on trust, effectiveness and impact.  Established in 2000, we have made grants on behalf of donors of over €25 million, mostly in Ireland. Individuals, families, corporates and other organisations can establish their charitable fund with us. VitalSigns is an integral part of what we do; it allows the people of Ireland to tell us what’s important to them. We use your voice to make a difference in communities nationwide. To find out more about The Community Foundation for Ireland click here.