Governance

Governance


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Governance

Public Compliance Statement

As a charity seeking donations from the public we, Irish Community Rapid Response (ICRR), aim to comply with the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public:

 

  • ICRR is committed to complying with the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public and has formally discussed and adopted the Guidelines at a meeting of the governing body

 

  • ICRR confirms its commitment to the principles set out in the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public by a statement to that effect in its annual report

 

 

  • ICRR has a Donor Charter which is consistent with the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public

 

  • ICRR regularly monitors compliance with the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public and compliance reports are received regularly by the governing body

 

 

  • ICRR considers the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public when planning all fundraising activity

 

  • ICRR provides honest, open, accountable and transparent disclosure when fundraising from the public

 

  • ICRR has appointed a member of the governing body and/or a senior member of staff to be responsible for compliance with the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public

 

  • ICRR ensures that fundraising staff are provided with information and training on the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public and its implementation

 

  • ICRR has a feedback and complaints procedure consistent with the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public. Feedback is recorded for review by relevant staff including the CEO and governing body. Feedback is responded to promptly and appropriately

 

  • ICRR prepares financial reports consistent with the requirements of the Charities Act 2009 and the Charities Regulator which include a statement concerning the extent to which control of the organisation is independent of its funding sources

 

  • ICRR ensures that all donations are tracked and recorded and complies with data protection requirements

 

  • ICRR is accessible to the public through a number of readily available contact options

 

Disclosure Statement

 

If or when a member of the public enquires about the employment standing of a fundraiser they must receive an honest and open answer. The standing in this case relates to whether or not a fundraiser is a volunteer, a paid employee of the charitable organisation or a third-party agent working on behalf of the charity.

 

Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public

 

At ICRR we always aim to apply best practice when fundraising for our vital mission. Click on the document below for more information:

Guidelines Charitable Organisations on Fundraising

 

Trustee Resolution regarding the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public

Signed Trustee Resolution

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