Donor Charter

ITMA aims to uphold best practice in all areas of activity.

As a charity seeking donations from the public, the Irish Traditional Music Archive complies with the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations Fundraising from the Public, as issued by the Charities Regulator.  

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 confidential information about your donation is handled securely and with respect, to the extent provided by law.
  • Expect that all encounters with individuals representing the charity will be conducted 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.
  • Be assured that your personal data is dealt with in a manner compliant with GDPR.
  • 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:

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