Mr Seán Canney TD, Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, today formally launched the new Statement of Strategy of the Charities Regulatory Authority.
The Charities Regulator is an independent authority, established in October 2014 primarily to set up and maintain a public register of charitable organisations operating in Ireland and ensure their compliance with the Charities Acts. There are now in excess of 10,000 charities on the Register.
Minister Canney, launching the new Strategy commented:
The new Strategy will cover the three year period 2019 to 2021. It is the second Strategy since the establishment of the Regulator and aims to build on the achievements of the first strategy and will further strengthen the accountability of the charities sector. The Strategy identifies four strategic priorities including:
While welcoming the publication of the new Strategy, Minister Canney commented:
The full statement of strategy is available at: https://www.charitiesregulator.ie/media/1742/statement-of-strategy-2019-2021.pdf .