Donor Charter

Church in Chains aims to comply with the ICTR (Irish Charities Tax Reform) Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

  • We pledge to treat all our donors with respect, care, honesty and openness.
  • We will inform donors of the organisation’s mission, and of the way the organisation intends to use donated resources.
  • We will inform of the identity of those serving on the organisation’s governing board, and that the board will exercise prudent judgement in its stewardship responsibilities.
  • We will prepare externally audited accounts. The accounts are always available on the Finance page of our website.
  • We use your gifts for the purposes for which they were given.
  • We will send prompt acknowledgement of donations.
  • We will respect the right to privacy of our donors and will comply with the laws relating to fundraising and the use of personal data.
  • Staff and volunteers representing the charity will observe the highest professional standards.
  • Any queries and complaints will be dealt with promptly, courteously and effectively.
  • We will remove your name from our database on your request.
  • Our database will not be shared with any other organisation.
  • We will give prompt, truthful and forthright answers to questions you might have of the organisation.
  • We commit to being accountable and transparent in our fundraising activities.

This policy was last updated on 19 December 2018.