Financials The Ireland Funds America is committed to supporting projects across the island of Ireland that promote education, cultural and community development and peace and reconciliation. Through the generosity of donors linked to Ireland by interest, ancestry and compassion, The Ireland Funds America provides ongoing support to organizations whose initiatives directly serve the people of the island of Ireland. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, The Ireland Funds America awarded more than $15 million in grants and program services to 336 worthy projects in 2016 across the island of Ireland and Irish communities worldwide. 30 0 1 2 3 4 35 F I N A N C I A L S C O R E ACCOUNTA BI LI TY & TRA NSPA RENCY SC ORE 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 100 9 % FUNDRAISIN G EX PEN SE 8 2% GRAN TS & PROGRAM SERVIC ES 9% MA NAGEMENT EX PENSE The Ireland Funds America has achieved the high- est recognition for its financial management and corporate governance in the U.S. and has been used as a role model for other international diaspora fundraising organizations. We have achieved and maintained a 4 star out of 4 star status from Charity Navigator which is based upon Charity Navigator’s detailed and independent review of our financial management and reporting structure as well as our corporate governance and transparency policies. Charity Navigator defines this as an “exceptional” designation, with only 5% of American charities having received six consecutive 4 star awards. 8 The Ireland Funds America