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 an 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
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