Social Entrepreneurs Ireland is a privately funded not-for-profit organisation. We receive donations from individuals, corporate partners and foundations. We commit to all donors that we operate to, and adhere to, the highest standards of governance, transparency, and accountability.

In 2021, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland achieved the Charities Institute of Ireland (CII) Triple Lock Standard.  The Triple Lock Standard is awarded to charities that uphold the highest standards in transparent reporting, ethical fundraising and strong governance structures.  This recognition is the gold standard for Irish charities and we are delighted to be one of a small number of charities to have received this award.

  • We comply with the Charities Act and are registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA), Ireland’s national regulatory agency for charitable organisations.
  • We have adopted and are fully compliant with The Charities Regulator Governance Code as well as the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the public.
  • Social Entrepreneurs Ireland is also a registered company  (company limited by guarantee) and completes annual returns to the Companies Registration Office (CRO).
  • We have adopted the Charity Standard of Recommended Practice SORP (FRS 102) for our trustees annual report and financial statements.
  • SEI’s financial statements are fully audited by Crowe Ireland.

Corporate Governance

Charities Regulatory Authority

Social Entrepreneurs Irealnd is a registered charity since 2014. Our Charity number is 20065379. We share annual reports and governance information with the CRA each year.

Companies Registration Office

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland is a registered company limited by guarantee. Our registered company number is 433846. We maintain compliance with CRO annually.

The Charities Regulator Governance Code

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland is fully compliant with the The Charities Regulator Governance Code.

Triple Lock Standard

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland is compliant with the Charities Institute of Ireland Triple Lock Standard for fundraising.

Annual Reports & Policies

Accounts & Annual Reports

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland has voluntarily adopted the Statement of Recommended Practice (Charity SORP FRS 102) for Accounting and Reporting by Charities in the preparation of our annual financial statements. Our annual audited accounts are contained within the Annual Reports.

Ethics in Business Policy

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland is currently in the process of updating the Ethics in Business Policy.

Whistleblowing Policy

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland is committed to maintaining an open culture with the highest standards of honesty and accountability, where all staff, volunteers, Board members and social entrepreneurs can report any concerns in confidence.

Feedback & Complaints Policy

SEI has a feedback and complaints policy, put in place to uphold standards of operation and service provided to our social entrepreneurs, funders, partners and all members of
our community.

Online Communications Policy 

Our Online Communications Policy outlines how we manage and monitor all digital channels

Cookies Policy

The Social Entrepreneurs Ireland website uses “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience.

Privacy Statement

Our Privacy Statement informs you about your privacy rights and sets out how SEI, as a data controller, collects and processes your personal data in connection with your interactions with our website.