Donor Charter

ITMA aim to uphold best practice in all areas of activity. Our pledge is to treat all our donors with respect, honesty and openness.

As a charity seeking donations from the public the Irish Traditional Music Archive aim to comply with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

Our pledge is to treat all our donors with respect, honesty and openness.

We commit to being accountable and transparent so that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in ITMA.

We promise we will effectively apply your gifts to us for their intended purposes.

We commit that you, our donors and prospective donors will:

  • Be informed of the organisation’s mission, and of the way the organisation intends to use donated resources.
  • Be informed of the identity of those serving on the organisation’s governing board, and that the board will exercise prudent judgement in its stewardship responsibilities.
  • Have access to the organisation’s most recent financial statements.
  • Be assured your gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
  • Receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
  • Be assured that information about your donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
  • Expect that all relationships with individuals representing the charity will be dealt with professionally.
  • Be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organisation or hired third party agents.
  • Have easily available the agreed procedures for making and responding to complaints.
  • Have the opportunity for any names to be deleted from mailing lists and to be informed if the organisation intends to share the mailing lists with third parties.
  • Receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers to questions you might have of the organisation.

If you have any comments about any aspect of the work of ITMA you may contact us in the following ways:

Post: Irish Traditional Music Archive / Taisce Cheol Dúchais Éireann, 73 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, D02 WK75

Telephone: 01 6619699.  Fax: 01 6624585

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @ITMADublin


Or call into the Archive between 10 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday; until 8pm every Thursday and one Saturday a month