Governance

Blossom Ireland is committed to maintaining the highest standards of governance to ensure full transparency in how we operate. Blossom Ireland actively demonstrates openness, transparency and integrity to all of our beneficiaries and donors. We are fully compliant with all relevant Irish charity legislation and regulatory frameworks.

Triple Lock

In 2018 we received the Triple Lock Standard from the Charities Institute of Ireland in recognition of best practice transparency and accountability. This is a huge achievement for Blossom Ireland as there are only approx. 60 charities in Ireland who have received Triple Lock status.

We regularly monitor compliance with all policies and standards of governance.

We regularly monitor compliance with all of the above.

The Board

Patricia golden
Chairperson

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john byrne
Director

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Peter clancy
Director

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shane hamill
Director

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tony bell
Company Secretary

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Want to join our board?

We are currently looking to expand our board. If you believe you can support us as we grow and scale the organisation and/or as we develop our educational curriculum we would love to hear from you. Individuals with experience of education programme development; sustainable models of scaling are of particular interest currently. Please send expression of interest to Auveen Bell at auveen@blossomireland.ie

Time Commitment

Approx. 6-10 hours per month including attendance at board meetings held approximately every 2 months in a city centre location.

Finance & Annual Reports

2018

  • New 3 year strategic plan completed 2019 – 2020
  • Core team increased from 4 part-time staff to 5.5 full-time staff
  • Achieved Triple Lock standard of governance
  • Income increased by 47% and expenditure increased by 33%
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2017

  • Fully compliant with the Code of Governance
  • Received financial awards from Ireland Funds flagship grant and Social Innovation Fund

 

 

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2016

  • Blossom Ireland incorporated as a company limited by guarantee with no share capital
  • 77% increase in numbers attending services
  • CEO awarded Social Entrepreneurs Ireland award
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