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We promote human rights and fullness of life for all, especially those made poor

Governance

Edmund Rice Development is a development organisation inspired by the life and vision of Edmund Rice. Through compassionate presence and seeking mutual transformation, we promote human rights and fullness of life for all, especially those made poor.

Today Edmund Rice Development is working with people living in poverty in India, Bolivia, Peru, the Philippines and nine countries across Africa. We focus on the liberation of people and communities through community development, education and advocacy.

How donations are spent

We are committed to using donations to Edmund Rice Development to work with people in the world’s poorest communities to transform lives.

We work hard to make sure we achieve as much possible with the funds we receive in order to ensure they have the maximum positive impact possible on the project, programme or people you are supporting. 

A minimum of 90% of donations to ERD goes directly to partners and projects in the field, with the remainder used to contribute to administration, governance and fundraising costs. ERD receives grant funding for other operational expenses allowing us to maximise the impact of your donations to the projects you support.

We are committed to ensuring accountability in our operation and make sure we are fully transparent about how we use your donations. To find out more about how and where your money is spent, please read our Donor Impact Reports.

Policies

ERD Safeguarding Policy 

ERD Complaints Policy

Complaints Procedure
Edmund Rice Development is committed to ensuring that all our communications and dealings with the general public, our supporters and partners are of the highest possible standard. We listen and respond to the views of the general public, our supporters and partners so that we can continue to improve.

If you have a complaint, please read the ERD Complaints Policy.

Ethical Fundraising

The Edmund Rice Development Board has formally adopted the Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public. 

Donor Charter

Edmund Rice Development is committed at all times to treating donors and supporters with the highest level of care and respect. The Donor Charter has been adopted to assure donors and potential donors of our commitment to honesty, openness and transparency. Read our Donor Charter.

Dóchas

ERD is a member of Dóchas, the Irish association for non-governmental development organisations. 

Dóchas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages

Edmund Rice Development is a signatory to the Dóchas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages and incorporates its principles in all our communications.

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Governance Code

The Edmund Rice Development Board has formally adopted the Charities Governance Code as devised by the Charities Regulator.

Bond Network

Edmund Rice Development is a member of Bond – the UK membership body for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in international development.

Directors’ Report and Financial Statements

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Directors’ Report and Financial Statements 2013
Directors’ Report and Financial Statements 2012

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Edmund Rice Development is a registered company limited by guarantee. Registered in Ireland, Registered Charity Number: 20071004, Company Number: 463400, Revenue Charitable Tax Exemption Number: CHY18492, Registered Address: 23 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, D02 AR55.

Edmund Rice Development is a registered company limited by guarantee registered in the UK & Wales, Charity Reg. No. 1098358, Co. Reg. No: 4229228, Registered Address: 3rd Floor, New Oxford House, 75 Dale St, Liverpool L2 2HT, England.

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