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Alumni and Supporters


As a not for profit organisation, Trinity Access Programmes (TAP) is grateful for funding and support from a range of alumni and friends who support TAP by contributing their time, expertise and finances. The generosity of our partners has changed the lives of TAP Alumni and will allow us to continue to inspire and support future generations. If you are interested in finding out how you can support TAP please contact – we would love to hear from you!

Why support TAP Programmes?

Becoming a TAP supporter is a direct investment in people who face barriers to fulfilling their potential, in society as a whole, and in Ireland's economic future. Through your involvement, you will:
  • create opportunities and eliminate barriers for bright students from under-represented backgrounds
  • prepare the role models and leaders of the future in their schools and communities
  • change negative expectations and make a real difference in communities affected by disadvantage
  • effect positive change in the Irish education system
  • make a direct and lasting impact on thousands of lives

Who are TAP's Supporters?

  • Trinity Annual Fund
  • TCD Association & Trust
  • University of Dublin Fund (US)
  • The UK Trust for TCD and hundreds of TCD alumni
  • The Sceptre Foundation
  • The Irish American Partnership
  • The Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners
  • The Christopher Keeley Memorial Fund
  • The Rory McDonagh Trust
  • The Gisele Schmidt Memorial Fund for Traveller Education
  • The Joseph and Peter Dooley Scholarship Fund
  • Dr Beate Schuler
  • David Went
  • other donors who prefer to remain anonymous