Category 1: for volunteer only and organisations with an annual turnover of less than €50,000
NiteLine used the process of applying for charity status as an opportunity to critically review their governance structures. They engaged an external advisory board and implemented a number of changes as a result of this review, including implementing robust financial policies.
Category 2: for volunteer only and organisations with an annual turnover of between €50,000 and €250,000
Proudly Made in Africa
Proudly Made in Africa pursued a number of projects to improve their governance including adopting Charity SORP and designing a 5 Year Strategic Plan.
Category 3: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €250,000 and €1 million.
The Board of Canoeing Ireland launched an integrated and interactive strategy for cultural change to rebuild trust with stakeholders.
Category 4: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €1 million and €5 million.
The Jack and Jill Childrens’ Foundation
The organisation was forced to their operating and revenue model in response to Covid – 19.
Category 5: for organisations with an annual turnover of between €5 million and €15 million
The judges did not feel any of the entries in category 5 met the required standards. There was no winner in category 5.
Category 6: for organisations with an annual turnover of over €15 million.
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland undertook a 3 year process to improve their governance in line with advice they received from external consultants.
The Good Governance Awards
is a new initiative that recognises and encourages adherence to good governance practice by Community, Voluntary and Charitable organisations in Ireland.
Supported by The Department of Rural and Community Development
Click on the different category headings to find out more. You can also change some of your preferences. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer.
Essential Website Cookies
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features.
We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. You can check these in your browser security settings.
Other external services
We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.