Our Guiding Principles for Fundraising
Merchants Quay Ireland is fully committed to achieving the standards contained within the Statement for Guiding Principles for Fundraising (ICTR 2008).
Public Compliance Statement
Merchants Quay Ireland is committed to complying with the Statement for Guiding Principles for Fundraising and has formally discussed and adopted the Statement at a meeting of the governing body.
Merchants Quay 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.
Merchants Quay Ireland has a Donor Charter which is consistent with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.
Merchants Quay Ireland regularly monitors compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising and compliance reports are received regularly by the governing body.
Merchants Quay Ireland considers the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising when planning all fundraising activity.
Merchants Quay Ireland provides honest, open and transparent disclosure when fundraising from the public.
Merchants Quay Ireland has appointed a member of the governing body and/or a senior member of staff to be responsible for compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.
Merchants Quay Ireland ensures that fundraising staff are provided with information and training on the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising and its implementation.
Merchants Quay Ireland has a feedback and complaints procedure consistent with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising. Feedback is recorded for review by relevant staff including the CEO and governing body. Feedback is responded to promptly and appropriately.
Merchants Quay 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.
Merchants Quay Ireland ensures that all donations are tracked and recorded and complies with data protection requirements.
Merchants Quay Ireland is accessible to the public through a number of readily available contact options.
Merchants Quay Ireland is open about whether those seeking donations on their behalf are volunteers, employees of the organisation or are third party agents.
Anyone fundraising on behalf of Merchants Quay Ireland must ensure that prospective donors are aware of their status, i.e. volunteers, employees or third party agents.
To request a fundraising pack please call Patrick or Sean on 01 524 0139 or email Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org
Link: Charities Act 2009