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Funding and Governance

Belong To is committed to the highest level of governance in our work to support LGBTQ+ young people and their families in Ireland.

The trust of our funders, supporters and donors is important to us and we work hard to demonstrate our transparency, openness and honesty.

  • We are proud that Belong To has been verified as a Triple Locked member of the Charities Institute Ireland.
  • We have been nominated for a Good Governance Award for four years in a row.
  • We are fully compliant with all relevant Irish charity legislation and regulatory frameworks.
  • Our accounts are prepared in accordance with the Charities SORP.
  • Our Board of Directors has been awarded Charity Board of the Year for three years in a row by Charity Institutes Ireland.

Belong To is a registered charity in the Republic of Ireland. The charity was founded in 2023. You can read the constitution here. The Registered Charity Number is 20059798.

Belong To is governed by a Board of Directors who are also Trustees of the Charity. The Board of Directors is committed to achieving the highest standards of governance.

The Charity has completed adopting an implementing the Charites Governance Code issued by the Charites Regulator.

You can read our Annual Reports here.

Read our policies and procedures documents:

Fundraising Best Practice

We 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 Belong To.

Our fundraising practices are in compliance with the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

You can read more about our commitment to our financial supporters in our Donor Charter.

We are grateful for the support of our funders including:

Who We Are

We are Belong To, the national LGBTQ+ youth organisation. Learn about who we are and what we do!

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Our People

Meet some of the changemakers who make up our Board of Directors and Senior Management Team.

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