06 MAY 2016 / The American Ireland Fund announces the $ 1M SNF Grant

On Thursday, May 5th, the American Ireland Fund hosted its annual dinner during which they announced the $1M SNF grant towards the expansion of the Music Generation Program.

The Music Generation program was first launched in the US at The American Ireland Fund New York Dinner Gala in 2010. It is Ireland’s National Music Education Program which provides access to high quality, subsidized performance music education to children and young people. Initiated by Music Network, Music Generation is co-funded by U2, The Ireland Funds, The Department of Education and Skills and Local Music Education Partnerships.

The American Ireland Fund is the largest of the twelve Worldwide Ireland Funds dedicated to supporting programs of peace and reconciliation, arts and culture, education and community development throughout the island of Ireland and in Irish communities across the world.