The Centre is largely self-funding and could not continue with its work were it not for the support of the National University of Ireland, Cork, various generous private donors and a number of grant-awarding institutions.
We are very grateful for their support.
- 2002-2003: €5,000 for oral archive project (with Pavee Point Traveller Centre) Travellers' Tales.
- 2000-2001: IR£9,000 for life narrative (oral history) project Immigrant Voices. Completion: summer 2001.
- June 1999, IR£5000 for project Here to Stay: asylum, diversity and interculturalism in Ireland – an information pack for second level schools.
Mr David Ryan, Ryan Partnership, Westport CT USA
Mr Jay Grant USA (estate of Mr James Devere)
- January 2001: $15,000. Contribution to core funding for Irish Centre for Migration Studies
Mr Michael Foley, CEO Heineken USA
- May 1998: $50,000 core funding for ICMS, via Ireland Funds
Mr James Devere
- September 1997: approximately $100,000 for The Scattering conference and cultural events on Irish Diaspora
- Funding for all aspects of week-long visit by Southern Integrated Research Partnership to London and Scotland. Further funding promised for follow-up conference later this year (2003).
Southern Integrated Research Partnership
- €53,328 for research on needs and services of asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants and for organisation of European Study Visit programme. (members: Southern Health Board; Department of Social and Family Affairs; Department of Education and Science; Cork City Council, Cork County Devopment Board; FáS, Cork City Partnership, NASC/Irish Immigrant Support Centre, ICMS). 2002/2003.
Faculty of Arts, National University of Ireland, Cork
- IR£15,000 support for core costs, academic year 2001/2002.
Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Cork
Royal Irish Academy Third Sector Research Programme
- €35,000 for study of role of voluntary sector in reception and integration of asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants. 2000/2002.
National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism (NCCRI)
- 2002: National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism/Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust €3,000 for briefing paper on The Implications for Ireland and Britain arising from the development of recent EU policy on migration.
- January-March 2001: IR£6,500 for RAXEN survey (European Monitoring Centre for Racism and Xenophobia Vienna) on anti-racist organisations in Ireland.
- February-December 2001: Contract VS/2000/0312 "Governance models and new migration patterns: local strategies to foster social cohesion in a changing labour market". The project will study immigration policies in new immigration EU member states (Spain, Italy, Ireland). Award to ICMS: approx. €18,000.
- 1997-2000: Project Leader, Euromodule on Comparative Contemporary European Migration Approximately €10,000.
Higher Education Authority
- 2002-2005: Leader of project ‘migration, ethics and civil society’ accepted by UCC Research Office as core element in its campus-wide submission to the HEA for funding under the third cycle of the Programme for Third Level Research
- 2000-2001: IR£30,000 under targeted initiatives programme for study of third level access issues for refugees with status in Ireland.
- 1999-2002: IR£39,000 approx. for oral archive project Breaking the Silence: staying 'at home' in an emigrant society.
Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform
- May 2000: IR£2,781. Part contribution to costs of conference at UCC coordinated by ICMS Asylum seekers in Ireland: Fostering Regional Partnerships.
Department of Foreign Affairs
- September 1997: IR£8,000 for joint seminar organised in context of The Scattering conference.