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#Charities

# charities - Monday 9 December, 2013

Outgoing CRC chief will not attend Oireachtas hearing on top-ups scandal
# Aodhán O'Riordáin
# Aodhán O'Riordáin

Outgoing CRC chief will not attend Oireachtas hearing on top-ups scandal

Dec 9th 2013, 11:25 PM 13,317 Views 56 Comments

Brian Conlan tendered his resignation today and has said that he thinks his replacement should come from outside the CRC.

# charities - Monday 2 December, 2013

Column: Tarring all charities with the same brush hurts vulnerable people
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Tarring all charities with the same brush hurts vulnerable people

Dec 2nd 2013, 8:00 PM 39 Views 73 Comments

Worried about how your charitable donation is being spent? Don’t cancel your contribution, ask where it’s going – and expect a straight answer, writes CEO of Fundraising Ireland Anne Hanniffy.

HSE were sent reports stating a portion of salaries were being paid with lottery proceeds, says CRC
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

HSE were sent reports stating a portion of salaries were being paid with lottery proceeds, says CRC

Dec 2nd 2013, 7:09 PM 12,104 Views 84 Comments

It was agreed that lottery funds would fund the difference between approved pay scales and contractually agreed contracts, and the HSE knew this, said the CRC.

# charities - Saturday 30 November, 2013

'Cash, not second-hand clothes please,' Irish NGOs appeal to donors
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

'Cash, not second-hand clothes please,' Irish NGOs appeal to donors

Nov 30th 2013, 5:34 PM 15,130 Views 100 Comments

Aid agencies say transportation of second hand goods can sometimes mean essential supplies don’t make it to where they’re needed.

# charities - Friday 29 November, 2013

Jack & Jill CEO: 'I get no top-up payments, no bonus, no pension'
# Charities
# Charities

Jack & Jill CEO: 'I get no top-up payments, no bonus, no pension'

Nov 29th 2013, 9:20 PM 18,958 Views 88 Comments

Jonathan Irwin said charity staff having their salaries topped up with money from donations is “damaging”.

# charities - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

Nov 23rd 2013, 5:25 PM 4,361 Views 4 Comments

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

# charities - Monday 11 November, 2013

Column: Collaboration, though not easy, is essential for charities to make a difference
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Collaboration, though not easy, is essential for charities to make a difference

Nov 11th 2013, 1:00 PM 69 Views 4 Comments

It’s very rare that a social justice ‘win’ can be claimed by any one group – but when civil society organisations come together to fight for a cause, the results are inspiring, writes Anna Visser on National Giving Week.

# charities - Monday 23 September, 2013

Youth charity calls on Arthur's Day acts to donate fees to alcohol abuse groups
# Arthur's Day
# Arthur's Day

Youth charity calls on Arthur's Day acts to donate fees to alcohol abuse groups

Sep 23rd 2013, 12:45 PM 3,515 Views 25 Comments

SpunOut.ie says the musical acts can acknowledge the effect alcohol can have by donating their performance fee.

# charities - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Charities warn that children in care are at risk of sexual exploitation
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Charities warn that children in care are at risk of sexual exploitation

Sep 18th 2013, 6:29 PM 5,491 Views 9 Comments

It follows the revelation this week that over thirty people have been arrested in Northern Ireland as part of a major child abuse investigation.

# charities - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Charities speaking in Leinster House have a bottom line: 'No more cuts'
# Austerity
# Austerity

Charities speaking in Leinster House have a bottom line: 'No more cuts'

Sep 11th 2013, 1:11 PM 4,945 Views 46 Comments

Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay says that policy makers seem to ‘regard children as being the cause for the mess we’re in’.

# charities - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Charity funds remain unpaid as Event Elephant petition for examinership
# Unpaid
# Unpaid

Charity funds remain unpaid as Event Elephant petition for examinership

Jul 23rd 2013, 6:14 AM 8,597 Views 8 Comments

Several charity organisations claims that Event Elephant owes them money as interim examiner is appointed.

# charities - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014
# Charity
# Charity

Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014

Jul 10th 2013, 2:31 PM 4,584 Views 40 Comments

New Charities Regulatory Authority will be funded by charities by way of “modest annual registration fee”.

# charities - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Pyrite homes, disabled accommodation to receive Property Tax exemption
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Pyrite homes, disabled accommodation to receive Property Tax exemption

Feb 13th 2013, 3:34 PM 16,912 Views 66 Comments

The moves are outlined in a Bill published this afternoon which amends the Property Tax scheme before it begins in July.

# charities - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Recycling project turning cigarette butts into plastic
# No Butts
# No Butts

Recycling project turning cigarette butts into plastic

Feb 2nd 2013, 10:30 AM 8,475 Views 7 Comments

Entrepreneur has turned a creative eye on all kinds of refuse that would previously have gone straight to landfill.

# charities - Friday 7 December, 2012

Amnesty launches Christmas letter campaign
# Write For Rights
# Write For Rights

Amnesty launches Christmas letter campaign

Dec 7th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,478 Views 0 Comments

Azza Hilal Ahmad Suleiman’s story is one of 12 the human rights group wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.

# charities - Friday 19 October, 2012

Ulster Bank customers can now donate to charities at ATMs
# Goodwill
# Goodwill

Ulster Bank customers can now donate to charities at ATMs

Oct 19th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,231 Views 11 Comments

The Giving Scheme was launched across Ireland and Northern Ireland yesterday.

# charities - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Two thirds of charities report increase in demand for services
# Charities
# Charities

Two thirds of charities report increase in demand for services

Oct 2nd 2012, 12:29 PM 2,035 Views 3 Comments

The past three years have seen a surge in demand for the service of charities – but also a significant drop in income – according to a new report.

# charities - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Column: Charities need our trust – so they require tighter regulation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Charities need our trust – so they require tighter regulation

Sep 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 85 Views 32 Comments

The non-profit sector generates €6billion a year but goes virtually unregulated, writes Michael Moriarty. Isn’t it time this changed?

# charities - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Calls for accountability and regulation in the charity sector
# Charities
# Charities

Calls for accountability and regulation in the charity sector

Sep 16th 2012, 3:04 PM 5,059 Views 27 Comments

A Labour senate group will table a motion this week calling for the implementation of the 2009 Charities Act.

# charities - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Age Action is latest charity to ask staff for unpaid leave
# Charities
# Charities

Age Action is latest charity to ask staff for unpaid leave

Aug 21st 2012, 6:30 PM 3,655 Views 9 Comments

The elderly outreach charity says sustained cuts to statutory funding are making it a struggle to balance its books.

# charities - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Non-profit transparency database to close due to lack of funding
# Non-profit
# Non-profit

Non-profit transparency database to close due to lack of funding

Jun 28th 2012, 9:30 PM 4,475 Views 4 Comments

The database collected information and funding, salaries and spending in non-profits and charities.

# charities - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Report: Ireland will soon have fewer charities
# Recession
# Recession

Report: Ireland will soon have fewer charities

Apr 10th 2012, 1:10 PM 6,015 Views 42 Comments

The survey found that the future outlook for many non-profits is questionable…and boards may have to decide to cease operations altogether.

# charities - Monday 21 February, 2011

Action needed to secure charity independence, suggests report
# Charities
# Charities

Action needed to secure charity independence, suggests report

Feb 21st 2011, 4:26 PM 845 Views 0 Comments

A report published by an umbrella body of Irish charities says legal changes are needed to allow charities to flourish.