Governance and Transparency

Governance and Transparency

Attached here are the following Reports for 2017:

RSPCA Accounts 2017 

Chairperson REPORT 2017
Treasurer Report 2017
Public Compliance Statement

Our promise to you

As well as helping animals in need and promoting animal welfare, we have important obligations to our supporters. In return for your commitment to our work we make this commitment to you.

You are entitled to:

  • Information concerning our work
  • Confidentiality and a choice as to whether you wish to receive further information from the Roscommon SPCA
  • Improve the way charities in Ireland raise their funds
  • Promote high levels of accountability and transparency by organisations fundraising from the public
  • Provide clarity and assurances to donors and prospective donors about the organisations they support

Governance Practice

The committee of Roscommon SPCA is committed to the principles of good governance and believe in openness, transparency and accountability. We have signed up to the Governance Code and are on the ‘adoption journey’.  See

Roscommon SPCA Commitment to Standards in Fundraising Practice

Roscommon SPCA is fully committed to achieving the standards contained within the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

The statement was developed by the ICTR (Irish Charities Tax Research Ltd.) and exists to provide charities in Ireland with a Fundraising Code of Practice.

The Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising

ICTR Fundraising Best Practice

Roscommon SPCA believes we meet the standards the Code of Practice sets out.

Roscommon SPCA is registered with Charities Regulatory Authority.

Click to see our details with CHARITY REGULATORY AUTHORITY.


Cash & Non Cash Handling:

Cash handling procedures are important to protect the organisation from fraud, theft or embezzlement,to protect staff or volunteers from accusations of dishonesty and to assure donors that their donations and gifts are used for the purpose for which they were given. READ THE ICTR GUIDELINES HERE

Check out our Roscommon SPCA Complaints Procedure

Code of Practice Animal Welfare (Department of Agriculture)

Public Compliance Statement

Our Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising

Roscommon SPCA is committed to complying with the Statement for Guiding Principles for Fundraising and has formally discussed and adopted the Statement at a meeting of the Committee members.