Barretstown adheres to the highest standards of corporate governance. We commit to all donors that we operate to, and adhere to, the highest levels of governance, transparency and accountability. We have adopted the Charities Regulator Charities Governance Code. We are fully compliant with Guidelines for Charitable Organisations on Fundraising from the Public. We have adopted the Charities SORP (FRS 102). We comply with the Charities Act and are registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA), Ireland’s national statutory regulatory agency for charitable organisations. Barretstown is audited by PWC.

Our pledge is to treat all our supporters with respect, honesty and openness. We commit to being accountable and transparent so that supporters and prospective supporters can have full confidence in Barretstown and our employees.

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Charity of the year

Barretstown won “Charity of the Year 2019” by Charities Institute Ireland #CiiAwards2019 in June 2019. Nominees were judged on transparency, purpose, strategy, evaluation and impact.

Charity Impact Awards

Barretstown won Charity Impact Awards 2018 (large organisation) in November 2018, in recognition of the positive impact our life changing programmes make in the lives of children affected by serious illness and their families.

County Kildare Chamber Awards

Barretstown won the SME 21+ Employees and Overall Business of the Year at Kildare Business Awards in November 2019 for business excellence and innovation


The Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society’s Published Accounts Awards in 2018 and 2019.

The Good Governance Awards 2018 and 2019.


Business All Stars

Awarded Business All-Stars Accreditation for Business Excellence in October 2019. This is an independently verified standard mark for businesses based on rigorous selection criteria; performance, trust and customer centricity.

Business All Stars Thought Leader Accreditation