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The Charities Act

The Charities Act, enacted in February, 2009, represented a very significant milestone for community and voluntary activity in Ireland.

Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising

 ...a series of free resources that are designed to assist in the implementation of the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

The Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising provides Irish charities with good practice standards for fundraising.

Tax and Charities

Where a charitable organisation wishes to apply for exemption, it must submit a completed application form, CHY 1.

The Charities Regulatory Authority is the agency that makes the determination if an organisation is a charity - please see our Charities

The Taskforce on Active Citizenship

The Taskforce conducted a nationwide consultation process to hear your views on what it means to be an active citizen in 21st century Ireland.

The Taskforce on Active Citizenship was established to advise the Government on the steps that could be taken to ensure that the wealth of civic spirit and active participation already present in I

The Wheel's View Of Active Citizenship and Community & Voluntary Organisations

Achieving social inclusion depends on our commitment to ensure that active citizenship embraces principles of community development.

Community and voluntary organisations play a vital part in the life of communities, enabling people to come together for their own purposes and take part in community activity by engaging in social

Sector Big Picture

Community, voluntary and charitable organizations form an important part of the fabric of society. Every year over two-thirds of Irish adults – that’s over two million people - participate in the myriad of social, sporting, cultural and humanitarian activities offered by our 19,000 community and voluntary organisations.

Community and voluntary organisations employed over 40,000 full-time and 23,000 part-time staff in 2004.

These organisations face similar challenges – they all have to raise funds to survive, they need support and advice, and they have to attract committed volunteers if they are to thrive.

Community and voluntary organisations employed over 40,000 full-time and 23,000 part-time staff in 2004.

You and Your Organisation

Here you can find out all sorts of information about how to govern and manage your group, be it a charity, community, voluntary or nonprofit organisation. It's designed to be a one-top-shop for the typical challenges and issues faced by people working in such organisations. It all comes from our series of Good Practice Guides for working in community and voluntary organisations which can be odered in our 'publications' section. 

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