To abide by all applicable laws, statutory & voluntary codes and regulations including:

  • The Charities Act 2009
  • The Companies Act 2014
  • Data Protection Act 1998 & 2003
  • Guidelines for Charitable Organisations Fundraising from the Public as issued by the Charities Regulator
  • Charities Institute Ireland Fundraising Codes of Good Practice VII. Code of Practice for Face to Face Fundraising
  • To maintain the highest levels of good governance, best practice fundraising, transparent financial reporting and support the development of these three industry standards
  • To provide a safe working environment for staff and volunteers.
  • To present charitable services honestly without misrepresentation.
  • To respect all intellectual property rights.
  • To provide fair and responsive service to donors and beneficiaries in accordance to the organisation’s charitable purpose.
  • To refrain from discriminatory practices.
  • To share knowledge, expertise and skills to advance the sector while respecting the confidentiality of donors, beneficiaries and associates.
  • To support the membership association by taking an active role in Charities Institute Ireland activities and promoting the association to the sector.

This Code of Conduct is a guideline and does not represent the entire scope of good conduct and ethical behaviour. Acceptance of and adherence to this Code is a condition of membership

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