Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

The American Ireland Fund

  • Boston, MA
  • www.theirelandfunds.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be the largest network of friends of Ireland dedicated to supporting programs of peace and reconciliation, arts and culture, education and community development throughout the island of Ireland.

Main Programs

  1. Music Generation

service areas

International

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ruling year

1976

chief executive

Mr. Kieran McLoughlin

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Keywords

ireland, irish, fund, funds, american, northern ireland, peace, hope, reconciliation, culture, charity, hope, history, campaign, dinner, events, donate, ecards, e-cards, education

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EIN

25-1306992

Also Known As

The American Ireland Fund

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Impact statement

http://www.theirelandfunds.org/what-we-do

Programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Program 1

Music Generation

In July, 2009, The Ireland Funds announced an exciting partnership with the renowned Irish band U2 to establishing a national music tuition program expanding music education for the primary school children of Ireland.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Budget

$9,300,000.00

Population Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

service areas

International

Self-reported by organization

Social Media

@TheAmericanIrelandFund

@irlfunds

@irlfunds

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Financials

Financial information is an important part of gauging the short- and long-term health of the organization.

The Amencan Ireland Fund
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

The American Ireland Fund

Leadership

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

Mr. Kieran McLoughlin

STATEMENT FROM THE CEO

"http://www.theirelandfunds.org/what-we-do"

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. John Fitzpatrick

No Affilliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?