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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.

New Executive and Committee Chairpersons Named

25 May 2016 Jenna MaghiePolicyPolicy

On 25th of May the new Northern Ireland Assembly ran d'Hondt for the new Executive, Committee Chair people and Deputy Chairs.

Summer offer - 50% discount on room hire at NICVA

23 May 2016 Alex McGimpseyHRNo Topics

Why not book a room for your conference, event, training or meeting at NICVA this summer and make the most of our 50% discount offer? All room bookings for July and August 2016 will be half price.

New Payroll Service Launched

18 May 2016 Una McKernanHREmploying People

Our ongoing relationship with Moore Stephens in supporting the sector access the most appropriate Automatic Enrolment pension solutions has been a great success over the last two years.  

Promoting good financial governance

12 May 2016 Denise CopelandGovernance and Charity Advice, Developing Governance Group, Charity RegulationGovernance, trustees, Charity Regulation, Finance

Yesterday’s charity trustee conference on promoting good financial governance was attended by 150 delegates ranging from charity trustees, finance personnel, charity support workers to those with an interest in charity finance. 

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