Breakthrough Cancer Research continues to demonstrate openness, transparency and integrity to our donors, supporters, volunteers and funding partners by operating rigorously to the triple lock standards set out by the Charity Institute of Ireland – good fundraising, transparent annual financial reporting and governance. 


1. Good Fundraising : Commitment to Standards in Fundraising Practice

The Board of Breakthrough has formally adopted, is signed up to and is fully committed to achieving the standards contained within the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.


The Statement exists to:

  • Improve fundraising practice
  • Promote high levels of accountability and transparency by organisations fundraising from the public
  • Provide clarity and assurances to donors and prospective donors about the organisations they support.


We, Breakthrough Cancer Research, have considered the Statement and believe we meet the standards it sets out.


  • Read the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising here
  • Visit the Charities Institute of Ireland (CII) website here
  • Read our Public Compliance Statement here
  • Read our Donor Charter here
  • Read our Complaints and Feedback Procedure here
  • Read our Disclosure Statement here


2. Annual Financial Reporting : Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP)

Breakthrough’s annual accounts are independently audited every year by Moore Stephens Nathans. We prepare our accounts in accordance with Irish accounting standards and with reference to the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) for charities.


This is a comprehensive framework that enables us to explain what we aim to do, how we go about it and what we achieve. You can download and view our most recent audited accounts by clicking below:









3. Governance : Governance Code for the Community and Voluntary Sector

The Board of Breakthrough has formally adopted and is publicly signed up to the Governance Code for the Community and Voluntary Sector


Breakthrough's Charity No: 19801

Registered Charity No (RCN): 20077945



For information about our voluntary Board and Collaborators, please click here.



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