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 Ireland Funds has been awarded ‘Triple Lock’ membership by the Cii, demonstrating our commitment to best practice in all aspects of transparent reporting, ethical fundraising and governance.

The Governance Code

The Ireland Funds is fully compliant with the Charities Regulator’s Governance Code. In 2020, our Board conducted a review of our organisation’s compliance in accordance with the six principles and standards outlined in the Governance Code. We can confirm that our organisation is committed to all principles and standards outlined in the Code. We commit to reviewing our organisational practice in line with the recommended actions for each principle annually.

The Six Principles of Charity Governance are:

1. Advancing its charitable purpose
2. Behaving with integrity
3. Leading people
4. Exercising control
5. Working effectively
6. Being accountable and transparent

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

Fundraising Codes Information

Additional information about fundraising codes is available from

The Charities Regulatory Authority

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