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Charities Regulator publishes Inspectors’ Report into BirdWatch Ireland.

The Charities Regulator has today published an inspectors’ report into Irish Wildbird Conservancy CLG T/A BirdWatch Ireland (Registered Charity Number (“RCN”) 20008963). The report follows a statutory investigation into the...

Charity Trustees’ Week 2022

A bumper calendar of events is planned for Ireland’s 6th Charity Trustees Week from 14 – 18 November 2022. The annual event celebrates the contribution of more than 76,000 volunteers across...

FoodCloud Wins Charity of the Year 2022 at the Charity Excellence Awards 2022

FoodCloud has a longstanding commitment to the community and showcases an ability to assist those most deprived by redistributing 100 million meals to its network of community groups and charity...

January – September 2022

For this period, €61,936 was disbursed to twenty six individuals/ organisations across eleven counties who applied for grant support from the QIDN. The largest grant made was €5,680. The grants...

Charity sector must improve compliance to boost public confidence.

The Charities Regulator’s 2021 Annual Report, published today, shows that only 64% of registered charities had filed their annual reports on time, which is within 10 months of the charity’s...

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...