b'OUR MODELTHE IRELAND FUNDS PARTNERS WITH PHILANTHROPISTS, FOUNDATIONS, AND CORPORATIONS, TO GIVE BACK TO IRELAND IN A MEANINGFUL AND IMPACTFUL WAY.Vision & Focus The Ireland Funds vision is of peace, equality, and opportunity across the island of Ireland and amongIrish communities worldwide. Our focus areas are Arts & Culture, Community Development, Educationand Peace & Reconciliation. ExpertiseAs one of Irelands largest grantmakers, our donors have unparalleled access to our:Four-and-a-half decades of grantmaking experienceExpertise in due-diligence, project vetting and impact evaluationIn-depth local and national knowledge of Irelands nonprofit sector and our long-standing relationships with the outstanding nonprofit organizations that strive to make Ireland a better place for all its peopleA No-Cost Philanthropic PartnerThe Ireland Funds works with our donors to identify outstanding organizations worthy of support thatare in line with their philanthropic goals and ambitions. Thanks to our operating model, 100% of all donoradvised gifts made by our supporters are granted to their chosen charities following Board approval.The Ireland Funds absorbs all costs associated with due diligence, administration, payment, reporting,monitoring, and evaluation to maximize our donors generosity and ensure that the organizations wesupport meet the highest standards of transparency, accountability, and governance. National ImpactThrough our grantmaking, The Ireland Funds invests in people, communities, and organizations across the island of Ireland, North and South, and in Irish communities throughout the world.In 2021, thanks to thegenerosity of our donors, The Ireland Funds made 544 grants to further the work of 300+ organizations. Come for the Party, Stay for the Mission Every year, The Ireland Funds hosts a series of special events recognizing the business, cultural, political,and philanthropic achievements of the Irish diaspora. These gatherings provide a unique forum for supporters to connect with like-minded peers who are not only passionate about Irelands past, but also invested in its future, while also raising vital funds for our grantmaking and operations. 18'