Donor Charter

 

BirdWatch Ireland Compliance with the ICTR Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising

BirdWatch Ireland is committed to complying with the ICTR Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising and has formally discussed and adopted the Statement at a meeting of the governing body.  Please click here to view the Resoltion made by the BirdWatch Ireland Board of Management on 26th February 2014 – (PDF: 103KB).

BirdWatch Ireland confirms its commitment to the principles set out in the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising by a statement to that effect in its annual report.  Please click here to learn more about BirdWatch Ireland’s Commitment to Standards in Fundraising Practice.

BirdWatch Ireland has a Donor Charter which is consistent with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.  Please click here to read BirdWatch Ireland’s Donors’ Charter.

BirdWatch Ireland regularly monitors compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising and compliance reports are received regularly by the governing body.

BirdWatch Ireland considers the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising when planning all fundraising activity.

BirdWatch Ireland provides honest, open and transparent disclosure when fundraising from the public.

BirdWatch Ireland has appointed a senior member of staff to be responsible for compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

BirdWatch Ireland ensures that fundraising staff are provided with information and training on the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising and its implementation.

BirdWatch Ireland has a feedback and complaints procedure consistent with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising. Feedback is recorded for review by relevant staff and governing body. Feedback is responded to promptly and appropriately.  Please click here to view details of BirdWatch Ireland’s feedback and complaints procedure.

BirdWatch Ireland prepares financial reports consistent with the requirements of the Charities Act 2009 which include a statement concerning the extent to which control of the organisation is independent of its funding sources.

BirdWatch Ireland ensures that all donations are tracked and recorded and complies with data protection requirements.

BirdWatch Ireland is accessible to the public through a number of readily available contact options.  Please click here to find out how you can contact BirdWatch Ireland.

For more information about ICTR, please visit www.ictr.ie.