IFI gets renewed US funding

first_img Tagged with: Ireland AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 28 May 2006 | News The International Fund for Ireland has received another allocation of funding from the US government. $10.4 million has been voted for the IFI, which supports a range of projects throughout Ireland in the reconciliation field, by the Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives. IFI chairman Denis Rooney described the announcement as “extremely good news.” “This recommendation is a real vote of confidence in the young people and communities which benefit from the programmes of the International Fund,” Mr Rooney said. Advertisement IFI gets renewed US fundingcenter_img The IFI recently changed its focus to support more reconciliation work and disadvantaged communities. The IFI was set up in the mid-eighties after the Anglo Irish Agreement and recently came in for criticism as wasteful by a US watchdog body.  34 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more