These are the published sources from which Benefacts derives the data in its database.

Only those marked with * are open data sources. Other datasets are harvested and stored (without personal data) for research and analysis purposes only.

Kind of nonprofit Data Source Data format Data content Accessed by Benefacts
Carlow-registered nonprofits Carlow PPN Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Catholic dioceses, parishes, churches The Irish Catholic Directory 2019 Print publication Church/parish name and address Annually
Cavan-registered nonprofits Cavan PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Charities eligible for relief from tax* Revenue Commissioners Open data file Charitable tax exemption (Taxes Consolidation Act S. 848a) Monthly
Charities eligible for tax relief on donations* Revenue Commissioners Open data file Charitable tax exemption (Taxes Consolidation Act S.207) Monthly
Church of Ireland dioceses, parishes, churches Church of Ireland Website content Church/parish name, address and website Annually
Clare-registered nonprofits Clare PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Companies* Companies Registration Office Digital feed, image files Director appointments and resignations; company status; contents of annual returns, company constitutions, financial statements Daily, via commercial re-seller
Cork City-registered nonprofits Cork City PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Cork County-registered nonprofits Cork County PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Dublin City-registered nonprofits Dublin City PPN Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Fingal-registered nonprofits Fingal PPN Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Friendly, Industrial & Provident Societies* Companies Registration Office Image files Trade union, cooperative, friendly society financial statements Annually, from files published by the Registrar
Galway City-registered nonprofits Galway City PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Galway-registered nonprofits Galway PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Kerry-registered nonprofits Kerry PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Kildare-registered nonprofits Kildare PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Kilkenny-registered nonprofits Kilkenny PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Laois-registered nonprofits Laois PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Leitrim-registered nonprofits Leitrim PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Limerick-registered nonprofits Limerick PPN Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Longford-registered nonprofits Longford PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Louth-registered nonprofits Louth PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Mayo-registered nonprofits Mayo PPN Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Meath-registered nonprofits Meath PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Monaghan-registered nonprofits Monaghan PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Offaly-registered nonprofits Offaly PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Political parties* Standards in Public Office Commission  Image files Political parties’ statements of accounts Annually
Registered charities* Charities Regulator Open data file and online public register of charities Name, address and registration number; charitable purpose and activities, income and expenditure; trustee names and dates of appointment; average number of employees Weekly, from the public website of the Regulator
Schools – primary and post-primary* Department of Education and Skills Open data file Name, roll number, address, local authority area Annually
Sligo-registered nonprofits Sligo PPN Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Social housing providers* Housing Agency Online public register of registered entities Adherence to the Voluntary Code for social housing providers Monthly
South Dublin County-registered nonprofits South Dublin County PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Sports bodies eligible for tax relief* Revenue Commissioners Open data file Organisation name, GS (games and sports) number, county Quarterly

 

Statutory or charter bodies including higher education, healthcare providers* Library of the Houses of the Oireachtas Image files Constitutions, annual reports Monthly
Tipperary-registered nonprofits Tipperary PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Waterford-registered nonprofits Waterford PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Westmeath-registered nonprofits Westmeath PPN Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Wexford-registered nonprofits Wexford PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly
Wicklow-registered nonprofits Wicklow PPN  Website content Names, PPN numbers where available Quarterly


Source: Benefacts

Last updated 21 May 2020


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