The Ireland Funds

The Ireland Funds eNewsletter

September 2023

The Ireland Funds | Heart of the Community Fund 2023 | $1,000,000 Granted to Support 94 Organizations

Heart of the Community Fund 2023

We are delighted to announce the 94 inspiring not-for-profit organizations we are proud to support through our Heart of the Community Fund 2023.

From sparking curiosity and passion through Arts & Culture and Education, to promoting Peace & Reconciliation and Community Development initiatives, these organizations represent the very best of the island of Ireland.

We thank you, our extraordinary donors, for making these powerful investments possible.


Upcoming Events

We invite you to join us at these upcoming events.

Chicago Dinner

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Honoring Abbott with The Ireland Funds Corporate Social Responsibility Award (accepted by Robert Ford, Chairman and CEO) and Matt Moore, Managing Partner of Chicago Cut Steakhouse with The Ireland Funds Leadership Award.

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42nd Boston Gala | Westin Copley Place | November 28, 2023

42nd Boston Gala

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Honoring Jean M. Hynes, CEO of Wellington Management with The Ireland Funds Distinguished Leadership Award, and Rev. Dr. Bill Shaw OBE, CEO of 174 Trust with The Ireland Funds Humanitarian Award.

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San Francisco Women in Leadership Luncheon

Friday, December 1, 2023

Honoring Ruth Cotter, Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing, HR & Investor Relations, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Marianne O’Shea, Vice President Global Nutrition Science, PepsiCo, in conversation with Janet Reilly, Journalist / Publisher / Co-founder Clinic by the Bay / UC Regent.

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Recent Events

Thank you to our friends for coming together in support of our mission.

The Ireland Funds Conference 2023 photo collage

The Ireland Funds Worldwide Conference 2023

Over 200 supporters and donors from the international chapters of The Ireland Funds gathered in June for three days in Co. Kildare to see the impact of their philanthropy.

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NJ Golf Classic 2023

New Jersey Golf Classic 2023

Golfers gathered in September to support the mission of The Ireland Funds and organizations working with first responders and their families.

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The Ireland Funds Conference 2023 photo collage

Nantucket Celebration 2023

Supporters enjoyed an elegant summer night of impact for Ireland at the 29th Nantucket Celebration held at the Whaling Museum in July.

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When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious. — Edna O'Brien

The renowned author was presented with The Ireland Funds Lifetime Achievement Award at The Ireland Funds AWB Vincent Literary Award 2023 ceremony.

I am grateful for the work that you do, the investment that you make, and the commitment that you have to this place and this island.

Joe Kennedy,
U.S. Special Envoy for Northern Ireland
The Ireland Funds Worldwide Conference 2023

People are at the heart of what we do.

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