Governance and Transparency

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

You can set up your own fundraising page at or download sponsorship form here.Sponsorship Form Roscommon SPCA Portrait

Either way you will be helping animals in our care.


25/26 February 2017 Slatta/Kilglass/Rooskey/Dangan Church Gate Collections. €385.00.

4/5 March 2017 Drum & Curraghroe Church Gate Collections. €71.71

Fri 31 Mar & Sat 1 April. – Strokestown Street Collection €282.46

Saturday 8 April 2017, Ballaghaderreen Community Market €130.50

Ballinameen & Tulsk – 15/16 April – Church Gate Collection €170.47

21st April    Credit Union, Boyle   10.30 – 2.30- Cake & Coffee Day €227.83

Ballintubber & Ballinaheglish – 22/23 April – Church Gate Collection €267.20

6 May  Maxi Zoo, Longford Town   12noon – 4.00pm – Cake & Coffee Day €103.02

Saturday 13 May 2017, Ballaghaderreen Community Market €152.75

20/21 May – Elphin, Creeve & Ballinagare Church Gate Collections €460.60

Tesco Store, Roscommon Town, Fri 26 May & Sat 27 May – Bag Pack €436.25

Fri 26 May & Sat 27 May. – Ballaghaderreen Street Collection €472.67

27/28 May 2017  Loughglynn Church Gate collection. €123.59

3/4 June 2017 Mantua Church Gate Collections €123.97

10 June 2017 Ballaghaderreen Community Market €98.15

17/18 June – Boyle Church Gate Collection. €544.80

30 June 2017 Furever Pets, Roscommon Town,  10.30 – 2.30 – Cake & Coffee Day €130.90

8 July 2017 Ballaghaderreen Community Market €229.60

8/9 July 2017 Church gate collections Castlerea, Cloonbonnife & Trien €599.09.

15/16 July 2017 Church Gate Collections Derrinacartha & Brusna, Clooneycolgan & Cloverhill . €180.75

22/23 July 2017 – Church Gate Collections Lisacul.

22/23 July 2017 Church Gate Collections Fairymount.

22/23 July 2017 – Church Gate Collection Tibohine.

29/30 July 2017 Church Gate Collections Kilteevan.

5 August 2017 Ballaghaderreen Community Market €139.65

5/6 August 2017 Church Gate Collections Taughmaconnell.

19/20 August 2017 Church Gate Collection Whitehall.

2/3 September 2017 Church Gate Collections Ballinlough, Granlahan & Gortaganny .

9/10 September 2017 Church Gate Collections Knockcroghery/Lecarrow/Rahara/Kiltoom/Curraghboy

9/10 September 2017 Church Gate Collections Corrigeenroe & Scramoge.

22/23 September 2017 Street Collection Boyle.

7/8 October 2017 Church Gate Collections Athleague/Fuerty/Kilbegnet/Cootehall

20/21 October 2017 Street Collection Castlerea. €602.67

11/12 November 2017 Church Gate Collections Fourmilehouse/Derrane Ballaghaderreen/ Croghan €1,002.33.

1/2 December 2017 Street Collection Boyle town. €1,177.60

3 December 2017 Tulsk Christmas Fare. €510.00

8/9 December 2017 Street Collection Roscommon Town. 1,048.50

9/10 December 2017 Church Gate Collections Ballyforan. €144.89

16 December 2017 Duffy’s Supervalu Ballaghaderreen BAG PACK.

23/24 December 2017 Church Gate Collections Four Roads.

30/31 December 2017 Ballagh/ Ballyleauge Churches.




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

Public Compliance Statement

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. PUBLIC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT


Fundraisers can easily create fundraising pages through the iDonate website, which allows family and friends donate to their chosen charities. iDonate also provides promotional tools to help fundraisers promote their fundraising pages.