Governance and Structure

Registration and Governance:

The St David’s Marist Foundation is a Trust (Reg No: IT4826/06) governed by a Board of Trustees and is a registered Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) (PBO No: 930023385).  The Foundation enjoys the full support of the St David’s community and is structured in terms of good governance principles and practices:

Independent – The Foundation is a Trust governed by a Board of Trustees, independent of the College’s governing body, whose sole responsibility is to raise and manage donations for the good of the College.

Organised and Flexible

The Foundation is appropriately staffed and, in consultation with the College, identifies, prioritises, selects and oversees the programmes and projects funded by it. The Foundation is geared to meet the needs of its donors and has many different programmes through which donors can contribute


The Foundation provides full and transparent reporting on all its activities.

Tax Efficient

The Foundation conforms with the requirements of both a Public Benefit Organisation and a Non-Profit Organisation which ensures that it is tax-friendly to donors and receives the lowest rate of taxation in terms of the concessions afforded to Public Benefit Organisations.