International Fund for Ireland

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The International Fund for Ireland is an independent international organisation established in 1986 by the British and Irish governments with the objectives of promoting "economic and social advance and to encourage contact, dialogue and reconciliation between nationalists and unionists throughout Ireland."[1]

The Fund operates with co-operation and financial contributions from the governments of United States of America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, as well as the structures of the European Union.[1] To date, £576m / €849m — funding over 5,700 projects across the island of Ireland — has been disbursed.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "The International Fund for Ireland". International Fund for Ireland. 2007. Retrieved 2010-10-12.  click on "about"

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