Public Compliance Statement

Diabetes Ireland’s compliance with the Statement for Guiding Principles for Fundraising

Diabetes Ireland is committed to complying with the Statement for Guiding Principles for Fundraising and formally discussed and adopted the Statement at a meeting of its National Council (governing body) in February 2011.
Diabetes 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.
Diabetes Ireland has a Donor Charter which is consistent with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.
Diabetes Ireland regularly monitors compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising and compliance reports are received regularly by the National Council.
Diabetes Ireland considers the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising when planning all fundraising activity.
Diabetes Ireland has a policy on working with third party fundraisers.
Diabetes Ireland provides honest, open and transparent disclosure when fundraising from the public.
Diabetes Ireland has appointed a member of its National Council and a senior member of staff to be responsible for compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.
Diabetes Ireland ensures that fundraising staff and volunteers are provided with the relevant information and support for implementing the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.
Diabetes Ireland has a feedback and complaints procedure consistent with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.
Diabetes 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.
Diabetes Ireland is accessible to the public through a number of readily available contact options.