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Charities VAT Compensation Scheme

The closing date for submission to Revenue of claims for VAT paid in 2021 is 30th June 2022. The Charities VAT Compensation Scheme (VCS) aims to reduce the VAT burden...

Charities Regulator’s work on concerns received about unregistered “charity” shops.

One shop owner has been prosecuted, three shops have ceased trading and seven shops no longer market themselves as "charity shops", following interventions by the Charities Regulator since 2016. A...

Key donation findings published by Enthuse – the donations, fundraising and events platform.

87% of Irish adults donated to charity in the first three months of the year, with nearly half giving to charities supporting Ukraine. Other prominent causes to feature included community...

Charities Regulator urges public wishing to support Ukraine to ensure they are giving to registered...

The Charities Regulator is urging members of the public who wish to support and stand in solidarity with Ukraine to ensure that their donations, whether of goods or of funds,...

Ecclesiastical Insurance and Benefact Group set ambition to become the UK’s biggest corporate donor.

Owned by a registered charity, Benefact Trust, Benefact Group is already the fourth-largest corporate donor to charity in the UK1 and gives all its available profits to good causes. The Group’s...

Charity Classification – Public consultation and Information Session Event

The Charities Regulator is working to further improve its ability to report meaningfully, accurately and to provide greater clarity and transparency in relation to the charity sector. With this aim...

Entries for the #GoodCausesAwards 2022 are now open!

The National Lottery is seeking entries to this year's Good Causes Awards. The competition will culminate with a National Final awards ceremony which will take place in Autumn 2022. https://www.charitiesinstituteireland.ie/news/news/403/403-Entries-for-the-GoodCausesAwards-2022-are-now-open...

The Charities Regulator publishes third Statement of Strategy focussing on proportionate regulation and greater communication...

The Charities Regulator has today launched its third Statement of Strategy, which includes a new classification standard for charities and the provision of more support material and guidance to ensure...

HSE cut €108,000 in funding from mental health charity over poor ‘value for money’

Mental health service Hesed House in Inchicore at centre of governance concerns. https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/hse-cut-108-000-in-funding-from-mental-health-charity-over-poor-value-for-money-1.4789221

Singer Dermot Kennedy raises whopping €200,000 for Irish charities

Dublin singer Dermot Kennedy has raised over €200,000 for Irish charities after playing four sold-out shows at Dublin's 3Arena in December. The Rathcoole native shared his delight on social media,...