Irish charity listing service established
Tagged with: data Finance Ireland Howard Lake | 24 June 2015 | News Irish charity listing service established Details have been revealed of a new online service which from 2016 will give the public access to the financial and legal details of the 12,000 registered not-for-profit bodies in Ireland.Benefacts.ie will include a listing, developed on a phased basis, for every charity and voluntary body currently active in Ireland, with information about their purposes, their governance and, where this is available, their finances and sources of income.Besides publishing the information freely on the public website, Benefacts.ie will make extracts available to users in the charitable sector as well as funders, policy-makers, regulators, analysts, service-providers and the media.Users of the data will be able to get a picture not just of the sector and its component parts but also the contribution of the sector at large to Irish society, according to the website.The initiative is supported over three years by the Irish government, the Atlantic Philanthropies and the American Ireland Funds who have contributed €1.95 million, €1.8 million and €400,000 respectively. After this period Benefacts say they will be exploring ways to fund the cost of the service.Benefacts is developing the work of the Irish Nonprofits Knowledge Exchange (INKEx), a project funded by government, the European Commission, Irish charities and philanthropists which, between 2007 and 2012, built and tested a freely available online database of Irish charities. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 25 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.