Insight and latest updates from our team

ESC challenging perceptions and changing lives

By NICVA 28 Jul 2016 Sandra Bailie

ESC is a film-making charity which helps people rebuild their lives and re-integrate into society. They use drama and film to challenge perceptions, tackle social exclusion and change lives.  

CollaborationNI Bursary Fund closed

By CollaborationNI 25 Jul 2016 Leeann Kelly

Waterfront Hall, Belfast 10-11 October 2016 CollaborationNI is delighted to be managing a bursary fund from The Executive Office (TEO) for community and voluntary sector places at the Global Outcomes-Based Accountability Summit

Do you have a Big Idea?

By NICVA 25 Jul 2016 Shauna O'Neill

NICVA's 'Big Ideas: Festival of Economics' will bring together key note speakers, panels, workshops and conversations to spark debate about the big ideas that could transform our economy. And we want you to be part of it.

PfG 2016 - Additional Information

By NICVA 20 Jul 2016 Jenna Maghie

The Executive Office, as part of their ongoing consultation on the draft Programme for Government Framework, have made some additional information and resources available.

DAERA Departmental Monitoring Group (DMG)

By NICVA 8 Jul 2016 Jenny McEneaney

On Wednesday 6th July, NICVA and Rural Community Network hosted the DAERA DMG which focused on the Draft Programme for Government Framework. Participants received a presentation from Joe Reynolds, Head of the Programme for Government, TEO

Voluntary community and social enterprise sector funding model consultation

By NICVA 5 Jul 2016 Shauna O'Neill

Justice Minister Claire Sugden has published proposals to modernise the system used to award funding to third sector organisations delivering justice outcomes.

People with significant control register - PSC Register

By NICVA 4 Jul 2016 Denise Copeland

From 6 April 2016 companies, including not for profit companies, are legally required to keep a register of individuals or legal entities that have control over them, known as ‘people with significant control (PSC)’ and ‘relevant legal entities (RLEs)’

Shortfalls revealed in disability provision at venues across Northern Ireland

By NICVA 4 Jul 2016 Bob Harper

Major shortfalls have been identified in disability access at many of Northern Ireland’s most popular visitor, tourist, cultural and sporting attractions – potentially affecting the lives of over 300,000 people and their families.

Finance Minister comments on EU referendum meeting with NICVA, Business and Trade Unions.

By NICVA 1 Jul 2016 Lisa McElherron

NICVA Chief Executive Seamus McAleavey joined partners from business organisations and trade unions to discuss the implications of the EU referendum result with Minister Ó Muilleoir

NICVA Update on EU Referendum.

By NICVA 1 Jul 2016

An update on Brexit for the Northern Ireland voluntary and community sector.

Public Procurement Practice in Northern Ireland

By NICVA 27 Jun 2016 Michael McGilligan

This research empirically tests some of the concerns that have been expressed in relation to contemporary procurement practice in Northern Ireland.

Support for NICVA members applying for Road Safety Grants

By NICVA 27 Jun 2016 Andrea Thornbury

Interested in applying to the grants scheme for community led road safety initiatives launched? Detail Data can provide NICVA members with information that could support their application. 

Featured member: Will to Give

By NICVA 23 Jun 2016 Shauna O'Neill

Will to Give is a membership charity open to all charities operating in Northern Ireland. Their aim is to work together to promote gifts in Wills for the benefit of all charities in NI.

Northern Ireland Business Groups, Trade Unions and Voluntary Sector unite to highlight benefits of remaining within the EU

By NICVA 22 Jun 2016 Shauna O'Neill

In an eve of poll joint message, organisations representing business owners, trade unions and the voluntary and community sectors across Northern Ireland have highlighted the economic evidence, which overwhelmingly favours remaining within the EU.

Draft Programme for Government Framework consultation event

By NICVA 20 Jun 2016 Jenny McEneaney

NICVA held a consultation event on the Draft Programme for Government Framework which received presentations from NCB NI Director Celine McStravick and Head of the Programme for Government team Joe Reynolds. 

Sector Forecast Survey Preliminary Findings Released

By NICVA 17 Jun 2016 Rachel Shannon

Earlier this year NICVA launched their Sector Forecast Survey which explored organisations outlook for 2016. This article presents some preliminary findings from the research. 

NICVA meets with new Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

By NICVA 17 Jun 2016 Lisa McElherron

NICVA was delighted to help organise a visit by Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir to the Inspire housing community.

Over 2,000 road crashes outside schools spark calls for 20mph speed limit

By NICVA 17 Jun 2016 Bob Harper

ELEVEN people - including one child - have been killed and over 2,600 people have been injured as a result of road traffic collisions close to schools in Northern Ireland over the last decade.

OpenDataNI Challenge

By NICVA 17 Jun 2016 Shauna O'Neill

ODI Belfast at NICVA are delighted to support the OpenDataNI Challenge - an Open Data competition aimed at supporting local schools.

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