Governance & Finances

Galway University Foundation seeks to work closely with alumni, friends and organisations who wish to support the aims of University of Galway. We are committed to the highest standard of governance and to full compliance with the Charities Act 2009.

The Foundation is registered as a charitable body in Ireland and is organised as a company limited by guarantee. In the United States, Galway University Foundation, Inc is a registered not-for profit entity, Federal ID number 30-0099346. In 2020, the Foundation adopted the Charities Governance Code issued by the Charities Regulator.

2021 Donor Impact Report

In 2021, donors to Galway University Foundation supported a range of scholarships and research programmes at our University. Please click on the above link to learn more about the important contribution our donors make to University of Galway.

Annual Financial Statements

The Foundation's annual financial statements for the year ended 30th September 2022 were audited by Mazars and are available for download here. Financial statements for the period ended 30th September 2021 are available here.

Governance Policies

The activities of Galway University Foundation are subject to the oversight and direction of its Board of Directors. The activities of the Board and its subcommittees are governed by the following documents:

The Board of the Foundation has approved a number of policies to govern the activities of the Foundation including:

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