Irish Setter Club of
America Foundation, Inc.
A tax exempt organization.
All donations are tax deductible.
The Irish Setter Club of America Foundation was
established in 2000 by the
Irish Setter Club of America (ISCA)
as a tax exempt public charity under IRS Code Section
501(c)(3). The Foundation was initially funded with a
$50,000 contribution from ISCA Health Committee funds and
$40,000 from the Virginia Hardin Trust. The Foundation Board
of Directors consists of twelve Directors. All are ISCA members, four of whom are elected
annually by the ISCA Board of Directors for three year terms. We
also maintain an Advisory Committee, selected by the ISCA
Foundation Board which serves at the discretion of the
Health related projects are administered through
the ISCA Health Committee with the consent of the ISCA
Foundation Board. Rescue and rehabilitation grants are
administered through the Rescue Committee with the consent
of the ISCA Foundation Board.
- Promote the
public's knowledge and appreciation of dogs in general
and the Irish Setter in particular.
- Support the
study of and research on diseases and genetic anomalies
which affect the Irish Setter.
- Develop and
make available information about the proper care,
health, breeding, development and training of Irish
- Provide funding
for rescue and rehabilitation of displaced Irish
Provide college scholarships to undergraduates and to
The Foundation welcomes
donations and bequests to be used for the benefit of the Foundation. Contributions
may be unspecified, or may be designated for use by the ISCA Health
Fund or the Rescue Fund.
Foundation Top 20
20 Invitational is a charitable fund raising event,
sponsored by the Irish Setter Club of America Foundation,
Inc. The event's purpose is to encourage the showing of
Irish Setters in conformation classes, and to provide an
educational experience for judges, exhibitors, breeders, and
fanciers. This event will provide a special recognition to
those Irish Setters with the most outstanding records, as
well as their breeders, handlers, and owners. It will also
provide incentive to strive for Irish Setters excelling in
structure, intelligence, type, soundness and good health.
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