The All Party Group on the Voluntary and Community Sector provides a forum for MLAs from different parties to meet in order to consider and discuss shared interests in particular subjects.
This group provides a forum where government and the business / industry sector can consider matters of mutual interest in all aspects of procurement activity.
Climate Northern Ireland is an intersectoral network devoted to increasing understanding of climate change impacts and risks within Northern Ireland and promoting the adaptation actions necessary to address these.
The Developing Governance Group is a collaborative partnership of infrastructure support organisations which have a keen interest in working to improve governance practice in the voluntary and community sector.
The eaga Charitable Trust (eaga-CT) is an independent grant-giving trust that currently supports projects and research that contribute to combating fuel poverty and ensuring that energy services are fair and accessible for all groups in society.
Inspiring Impact is a UK wide initiative that aims to change the way voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations and their funders think about impact and to put impact practice at the heart of their work by 2022.
The Institute of Fundraising is the professional body that represents fundraisers in the UK. They support fundraisers through leadership, representation, standard-setting and education. There is a regional voluntary committee in Northern Ireland.
The Joint Forum Voluntary and Community Group (VCG) is made up of 15 representatives, drawn from a wide range of organisations, including some of the larger voluntary organisations and small community groups
The Northern Ireland Trust Group brings together Trusts and associated stakeholders to network, share information and learning and facilitate discussions on funding and philanthropy in Northern Ireland.
The Community Relations Policy Forum brings together community relations groups and workers for idea sharing and to develop responses to Governments policy announcements and documents.
The Environment Policy Forum brings together groups interested in the environment for idea sharing and to develop responses to Governments policy announcements and documents.
The Mental Health Policy Forum brings together people and groups working in the area of mental health for idea sharing and to develop responses to Governments policy announcements and documents.
The Policy and Lobbying Policy Forum brings together community and voluntary sector staff who work in policy and lobbying for idea sharing and to develop responses to Governments policy announcements and documents.
The Women's Policy Forum brings together women's sector workers and groups and workers for idea sharing and to develop responses to Governments policy announcements and documents.
Ulster Community Investment Trust Ltd (UCIT) was established in 1995 in response to decreasing grant support from government and the difficulties experienced by community organisations in accessing commercial loan facilities.
The Welfare Reform Group is an umbrella group of organisations that campaigns for positive and progressive changes to policy, service provision and legislation for those in receipt of social security while also providing advice and support to other advice giving organisations and disadvantaged persons in their capacity as individual members of the Group.