Governance

The Ireland Funds is committed to maintaining the highest standards of governance to ensure full transparency in how we operate. We are fully compliant with all relevant Irish Charity legislation and regulatory frameworks.

The Governance Code

The Ireland Funds is fully compliant with the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Governance Code. The Ireland Funds conducted a review of our organisation’s compliance in accordance with the principles outlined in the Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland. We can confirm that our organisation is committed to the standards outline in these principles. We commit to reviewing our organisational practice in line with the recommended actions for each principle annually. To view a copy of our signed Governance Code, download here.

By 2020, our Board will have adopted the Charities Regulator Code as devised by the CRA.

Guidelines for Charitable Organisations Fundraising from the Public (the ‘Guidelines’)

The Ireland Funds is signed up to the Guidelines issued by the Charities Regulator.

The Ireland Funds is fully committed to achieving the standards contained within the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations Fundraising from the Public. The Guidelines exists to improve fundraising practice, promote high levels of accountability and transparency by organisations fundraising from the public, provide clarity and assurances to donors and prospective donors about the organisations they support. The Ireland Funds has considered the Guidelines and believe we meet the standards it sets out.

The Ireland Funds Public Compliance Statement
Public Compliance Statement

The Ireland Funds Complaints Procedure
Complaints and Feedback Procedure for Fundraising

The Ireland Funds Donor Charter
Donor Charter for Fundraising

The Ireland Funds Public Disclosure Statement
Public Disclosure Statement


Additional information about fundraising codes is available from https://www.charitiesinstituteireland.ie/guidelines.

The Charities Regulatory Authority

The Ireland Funds is registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority and embrace its work, the Funds charity Number 20028138