Teenagers in clasroom

Folens Giving Programme

Here’s some of the groups we are delighted to work with.

woman reading with child


Suas is a charity dedicated to improving literacy skills at home and abroad. Our team volunteer as reading mentors in a local Primary school through the Suas programme. “Probably the best hour for me in my week, to see the immediate and progressive improvement with the children, who you are paired with is hugely rewarding ” Andy Miller, Our CEO.

Folens Giving

Folens Overseas Teaching Fund

Every year we give five €1,000 awards to Primary or Post-Primary teachers, who are teaching abroad as part of a charitable programme during their summer holidays. We open up applications every February.

See who won this year

Teenagers jumping into river


Moontour offer adventure school tours and camps through Irish. They use a range of activities including watersports to teach Irish in a fun environment. Moontour also has an online platform, where students can learn and practice Irish through Virtual Reality and interactive videos. We funded 500 online subscriptions for teachers and their students.

Girl laughing

Youth Horizons

We have worked with Youth Horizons for a number of years. Youth Horizons offer early school leavers the opportunity to complete their secondary education. They also provide support and guidance to help young people achieve their true potential by working with them to aim for their brightest "Horizons".