The Australian Ireland Fund

The Australian Ireland Fund

Why are we raising funds?

We aim to be the largest network of friends of Ireland in Australia, and to mobilise this network to contribute to worthy causes in Ireland & Australia.  We support projects that advance and promote education, peace & reconciliation, community development and arts & culture.  We are part of the global philanthropic network that is the Worldwide Ireland Funds.

What we do

The Australian Ireland Fund contributes to worthy causes in Ireland & Australia.  We support projects that advance and promote education, peace & reconciliation, community development and arts & culture.

  • Education - integrated education in Northern Ireland and scholarships to top schools for indigenous Australians
  • Community Development - projects which tackle social deprivation in the North and South of Ireland
  • Peace & Reconciliation - accross community projects bringing Catholic and Protestant schools and Children together in Northern Ireland

How you can help

  • Become a Governor of the Fund
    The Governor’s programme was launched in 1997 to support major initiatives and flagship projects of the Fund. Supporters are invited to make a tax deductible annual gift of $10,000 a year for five years to the Fund.
  • Become an Associate of the Fund
    The Associate programme was launched in 2016 to support flagship projects of the Fund. Supporters are invited to make a tax deductible annual gift of $5,000 a year for five years to the Fund.
  • Become a Benefactor of the Fund
    The Benefactor Programme is at a more affordable level. Supporters are invited to become Benefactors of the Fund, upon payment of an annual tax deductible contribution of $1,000.
  • Become a Young Leader
    The Young Leaders’ Network attracts the next generation of leaders and emerging philanthropists, while financially supporting the work of The Worldwide Ireland Funds with membership of $200 annually.
  • Donor Advised Grants
    Donor Advised Grants enable donors to recommend projects they are passionate about and that they wish to support.
  • Become a Partner Sponsor
    Your company can become a Partner Sponsor of The Australian Ireland Fund by contributing a nominated amount for a 3-year period starting 2016.
  • Event Sponsor
    We are very lucky to have many companies donate items to us for our Live and Silent Auctions at our 3 major fundraisers in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane throughout the year.

Where can I learn more?

Visit https://irelandfunds.org/chapters/worldwide/australia/

Contact Details

413 Bourke Street
SURRY HILLS NSW, 2010

(02) 9273 8525
Are donations tax deductible?

Yes

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?

Yes, as soon as your donation is processed.