FAQs

What is Temple Street Foundation?

Temple Street Foundation was established in 2000 with the sole purpose of raising funds to make Temple Street Children’s University Hospital a better place. Every year Temple Street relies on the generosity of its donors to help raise funds to redevelop hospital wards, fund vital equipment & services and invest in research. Having access to state of the state of the art facilities & equipment literally saves lives. To learn more click here.

Registered Address: 50 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2
Charity Registration Number: CHY 13534

How is Temple Street Foundation funded?

Temple Street Foundation works with individuals, businesses and organisations in the community to provide much needed financial assistance to the hospital. Since we were established we have raised €50million for Temple Street, ensuring this and future generations of sick children get the treatment they deserve.

How are donations used in the hospital?

Every year, we work closely with the hospital to ensure every penny we raise is spent effectively and appropriately. All applications for funding are assessed by our Project Appraisal Committee (PAC). Only applications that fall into one of the following categories are considered:

• Equipment needs
• Redevelopment of wards
• Development of new services
• Support services for patients, parents and families

For more detailed information on where our donors’ money is used, please see our Impact Report.

What is the Chief Executive of Temple Street Foundation’s salary?

The Chief Executive of Temple Street Foundation receives a salary of €104,000 per annum.

Who are Temple Street Foundation Board of Trustees?

Temple Street Foundation Board of Trustees is chaired by Mr. David McCann. Full details of Temple Street Foundation Board members can be found here. Our Board members bring with them a wide range of experience from a variety of professional backgrounds including business, legal and financial.

Are Temple Street Foundation board members paid?

No. Our Board of Trustees is a voluntary group of dedicated individuals who give their time to oversee the work of Temple Street Foundation.

Where can I find more about the Foundation’s administration and governance costs?

Temple Street Foundation is committed to building a sustainable future, so that we can continue to invest in the areas of greatest need within the hospital. Over the past three years, the Foundation has strategically invested to ensure continued funding in the years ahead. We are very proud of what we have achieved and are aware that none of this would have been possible without the generous support of our donors, fundraisers and volunteers.

Temple Street Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that funds raised are spent effectively and appropriately, to the greatest benefit of our little patients. Day-to-day running costs of Temple Street Foundation include audit & legal fees, salaries, light & heat, post & telephone, insurance and building maintenance. For more details, see our Annual Reports.