Policy

Community and voluntary sector welcomes new government’s commitments to increase funding and develop coherent policy

The Wheel, Community Foundation for Ireland and Clann Credo have welcomed the commitments in the new Programme for Government to increase funding and develop a coherent policy for the com

Minister Ann Phelan announces the publication of a Framework Policy for Local and Community Development in Ireland

Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Rural Economic Development, Ms.

The Wheel's Blog

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CoderDojo Wins Ireland’s Top Social Entrepreneur Competition

An expert panel of business minds led by Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield has crowned the nine winners of this year’s Join Our Core competition, to find Europe’s finest young social en

New research reveals tensions between policy makers and NGOs

Policy makers often question the legitimacy, interests and conflicting roles of some community and voluntary organisations when providing services for the state while acting as critics of

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

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