Below are some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) that might help you in making your contribution to BirdWatch Ireland.
If you have a question that is not listed, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be delighted to assist.
Are my donations secure ?
Yes. Recurring donations are made using the secure Stripe credit card service provider. BirdWatch Ireland does not retain or store any credit card information.
Can I cancel my recurring donation ?
Yes. You can cancel your recurring donation at any time by contacting us at email@example.com
Will I receive email confirmations ?
Yes. You will receive an email confirmation once your first donation has been processed. Currently we do not send emails for subsequent recurring donations.
What happens if I change my credit card or it is lost or expired ?
If a recurring donation fails for any reason, for example if your card is lost or expired, then you will automatically receive an email notification. You can simply re-visit birdwatchirelandconnect.ie to set up another recurring donation if you wish.
Can I make my donations tax-effective ?
Yes. Donations in excess of €21 per month, equivalent to €252 per year, mean that BirdWatch Ireland can automatically benefit from an additional top-up from Revenue of €112 !
If your donation exceeds €21 per month we will contact you for completion of the necessary Revenue CHY3 form. There is no additional cost to you.
If you own or run a business, any donation in excess of €250 is tax-deductible for your company.
Do I need to be a Member of BirdWatch Ireland to make a donation ?
No. You do not need to be a Member of BirdWatch Ireland to make a regular contribution. Simply follow the steps on the Donate form.
How can I join BirdWatch Ireland as a Member ?
If you prefer to receive the additional benefits of full membership you can follow the steps on our Join page to become a Member.
If I am already a Member of BirdWatch Ireland can I also make a regular donation ?
Absolutely. We are delighted to receive regular contributions from members and supporters alike.
Thank you again for your support.