Programme for Government: Too Long; Didn’t Read

In articles Policy 

The draft Programme for Government Framework for 2016 – 2021 has been published for public consultation. The Executive Office stated that this framework “sets out the direction of travel and the specific things we want to change.”

View the presentations from our recent PfG consultation event 

Open data and the voluntary and community Sector

In articles Research  Open Data

NICVA's latest Viewfinder research focuses on the awareness and use of open data in the voluntary and community sector.

Road Safety Grant Scheme launched

In articles Fundraising Funding 

The Grant Scheme offers individuals and community groups an opportunity to apply for funding of up to £10,000 to develop and deliver local road safety initiatives.

50% discount on room hire at NICVA

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Looking for a conference venue? All NICVA room bookings for July and August 2016 are now half price.









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Policy Costing

This one day session will help participants make and present estimates of the financial costs to government of implementing policy asks.


Lobbying, Campaigning & Influencing in the new Opposition era

With the UUP and SDLP not taking their seats in favour of becoming an opposition we are now faced with a very different political landscape to what we had before the election, or indeed at any time since devolution in 1998.


DAERA Departmental Monitoring Group

The first DAERA Departmental Monitoring Group will focus on the Programme for Government and whether the outcomes, indicators and measures are rural focused.