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The Australian Ireland Fund

The Australian Ireland Fund

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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/

Fundraise for this cause

Contact Details

Suite 103, 20 Bayswater Road
POTTS POINT NSW, 2011

(02) 9273 8525

Are donations tax deductible?

Yes

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?

Yes, as soon as your donation is processed.