The Society is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law.)No part of the net earnings of the society shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its directors, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the society shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in the purpose clause hereof. No substantial part of the activities of the organization shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the organization shall not participate in or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office (including the publishing or distribution of statements). Notwithstanding any other provision of this document, the organization shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on by an organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any current or future federal tax code.
The purpose of this society is to foster an appreciation for the history and
genealogy of Ireland by collecting and preserving histories, genealogies, biographies, descriptions, gazettes,
directories, newspapers, pamphlets, catalogs, maps, circulars, handbills,
programs, and posters; manuscript material such as letters, diaries, journals,
memoranda, reminiscences, rosters, service records, account books, charts,
surveys, and field books; and museum material such as pictures, photographs,
paintings, portraits, scenes, aboriginal relics, and material objects
illustrative of life conditions, events, and activities of the past and present. .
This society will also promote an interest and knowledge of past events,
cultural heritage and the people who were associated with
The Society will award grants to individuals, groups or organizations involved in activities that are congruent with our exempt purpose. The Society will award grants to those individuals, groups and companies nominated by the trustees that have shown their work and commitment to achieve these same goals. However successful we are at fundraising will determine the total grant amount available to award annually.
Our Directors and their qualifications:
Arden D. Gremmert, President.
Eva D. Gremmert, Secretary/Treasurer. Eva has worked for 38 years in the field of tax accounting and bookkeeping.She is an enrolled agent and runs a successful tax practice serving over 500 clients annually with a staff of six employees. In addition to tax preparation, her client consulting work includes budgeting, business plan development and business leadership counseling.
Mary H. Slawson, Vice-President. Mary is a highly accomplished forensic accountant and professional genealogist. She has been the voice of her own weekly radio talk show focused on genealogical research processes and related topics. As a published genealogical author, Mary is a sought-after public speaker. She acts as a consultant to genealogical research and resources organizations.
Finn River, Ballybofey, Co.