Funding & Donations

A Voluntary Organisation and a Registered Charity

The Next Step is a voluntary organisation. Committee members are all volunteers - there are no overhead or administration costs. All funds raised go to support our Open Studios and Craft Workshops.

The Next Step is part of Cork Mental Health Foundation and comes under their registration with the Charities Regulator - no. 20066260, CHY 17675.

Should you wish to support The Next Step, you can donate via Pay Pal. Please click on the button below:


The Next Step is funded by donations from public and private sources, including:
  • HSE
  • ESB Energy for Generations
  • Cork City Council
  • Participants' Weekly Contributions 
  • Personal and anonymous donations