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NICVA’s State of the Sector Profiles the VCSE Sector

22 Aug 2016 Rachel ShannonResearch, State of the Sector

NICVA’s latest State of the Sector research sheds light on the VCSE sector in Northern Ireland in a brand new online format. This article focuses on the Profile section of the research. 

NICVA Launch State of the Sector Research

9 Aug 2016 Rachel ShannonState of the Sector

NICVA has launched its latest State of the Sector research in a brand new online format. Explore the new online resource here.

NICVA Payscales 2016 - 2018

5 Aug 2016 Alex McGimpseyHRNJC Payscales

The NJC payscales were agreed in May 2016 following negotiations on the cost of living increase. NICVA has now updated its payscales for 2016 - 2018 using NJC points 6 - 49.

Big Ideas - A Festival of Economics the programme so far...

29 Jul 2016 Lisa McElherronPolicy, Centre for Economic Empowerment, Detail DataEconomy

The countdown is on to Big Ideas - A festival of Economics. With two weeks to go the list of speakers and topics is looking pretty impressive.

Suicide deaths in Northern Ireland highest on record

29 Jul 2016 Andrea ThornburyDetail Data, Research, PolicySuicide, Health

THREE hundred and eighteen suicides were registered in Northern Ireland during 2015 – the highest annual death toll since records began in 1970.

CollaborationNI Bursary Fund: Outcomes & Impact- The Global Outcomes-Based Accountability Summit

25 Jul 2016 Leeann KellyCollaborationNIoutcomes

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

Voluntary community and social enterprise sector funding model consultation

5 Jul 2016 Shauna O'NeillCommunicationsPolicy, Funding

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

NICVA Update on EU Referendum.

1 Jul 2016 Policy, EU Referendum and Brexit

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

Support for NICVA members applying for Road Safety Grants

27 Jun 2016 Andrea ThornburyDetail Data, Research, PolicyFunding, Open Data, Open Data Portal

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

23 Jun 2016 Shauna O'NeillCommunicationsFeatured Members

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

22 Jun 2016 Shauna O'NeillCommunicationsEU Referendum and Brexit

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.

Sector Forecast Survey Preliminary Findings Released

17 Jun 2016 Rachel ShannonResearch, State of the Sector

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

17 Jun 2016 Lisa McElherronPolicy, Centre for Economic Empowerment, Detail DataNo Topics

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

OpenDataNI Challenge

17 Jun 2016 Shauna O'NeillCommunicationsOpen Data, Open Data Portal, Open Government

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

£100,000 grants scheme for community led road safety initiatives launched

16 Jun 2016 Shauna O'NeillCommunicationsFunding

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has launched the 2016/17 Road Safety Grant Scheme which offers individuals and community groups an opportunity to apply for funding of up to £10,000 to develop and deliver local road safety initiatives.

NICVA Chief Executive urges members to vote to REMAIN in the EU

16 Jun 2016 Policy, EU Referendum and Brexit

The Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA) has written to its members urging them to vote Remain in the upcoming EU referendum.

Viewfinder 19 - Increased awareness of open data in the voluntary and community sector

8 Jun 2016 Andrea ThornburyDetail Data, Research, PolicyOpen Data, Viewfinder (Research)

Thanks to all of our members who completed the Viewfinder 19 survey. We are delighted to have such a good response rate of 17.7%.

Aviva Community Fund

3 Jun 2016 Sandra BailieTraining and skills, Reaching Out: Connecting Older PeopleFunding, Fundraising

NICVA is extremely happy to be partnering with Aviva to help promote the Aviva Community Fund.

NICVA in action in Volunteers' Week

3 Jun 2016 Roisin KellyReaching Out: Connecting Older People, Training and skillsTraining, volunteers

In this Volunteers' Week we celebrated the success of NIAMH Volunteers and staff from the Living Well, Living Longer project who recently took part in NICVA's Management of Volunteers course.

Volunteers' Week 2016 (1-12 June)

1 Jun 2016 Shauna O'NeillCommunicationsvolunteers

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make to our communities every day.

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