Irish Cultural Grants
The Irish American Club will be accepting from September 1 to Dec 31 2013, applications for Cultural Grants to be awarded in March 2014. Applicants MUST be Club members in good standing at the time of application or approved by the Board of Directors for consideration.
Recipients will be recommended by a committee appointed by the President of the Club and Award amounts will be determined by the Board of Directors of the Irish American Club. Contact any Board member for more information
The Recipients of Irish Cultural Grants for 2012-2013 :
Maine Irish Heritage Library
Sue Flaherty, librarian at the MIHC Library requested on behalf of the MIHC and was awarded a $250 grant for continuous improvement to the Center's impressive library.
The Irish Language class of the Irish American Club, a self sustaining group of Irish language learners which meets at the Library of the Maine Irish Heritage Center. The class which is in its fourth year is a natural continuation of the class taught by Mary Concannon since the 1980’s.
The group requested a grant to purchase materials which will benefit learners of the class for years to come. The group was awarded a $250 Cultural Grant.