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Now is the moment to effectively expand economic opportunity across rural Ireland

David McCourt, Founder, RISE Global Foundation

The RISE Global Foundation

Our Mission

Connect, Empower & Promote

RISE will connect, empower and promote people across rural communities, creating employment through entrepreneurial mindset and technology.


Bridge The Urban Rural divide

Giving rural communities access to all of the same advantages and opportunities that urban areas benefit from.


Forge Local Partnerships

Working in partnership with local communities and organizations with a shared vision for rural rejuvenation.


Make Lasting Impact

Engaging with policymakers, businesses and community leaders to create greater support for new businesses across rural Ireland.

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