Representation

All Party Group

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.

Association of Charity Independent Examiners

The Governance and Charity Advice Manager is a member of the board of trustees of ACIE.

Bureaucracy Corporate Steering Group / Bureaucracy Project Board

NICVA's Chief Executive plays a central role in this group.

Bureaucracy Working Group

This group is implementing the recommendations of the 'Addressing Bureaucracy' report.

Business and Industry Forum (Central Procurement Directorate, DFP)

This group provides a forum where government and the business / industry sector can consider matters of mutual interest in all aspects of procurement activity.

Child Poverty Alliance

The Child Poverty Alliance came into being in 2008 as a loose alliance of 45 organisations interested in ending child poverty.

Climate NI

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.

Developing Governance Group

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.

eaga Charitable Trust

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. 

Forum for Adult Learning in NI

The Forum for Adult Learning in NI is a voluntary network of stakeholder organisations with region-wide interests and responsibilities.

Inspiring Impact Advisory Sub Committee

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.

Institute of Fundraising

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.

Integrated Care Partnership Stakeholder Advisory Group (HSCB)

The sector is a key partner within Integrated Care Partnerships (ICPs).

Joint Forum

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

NI Trust Group

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.

Policy Forum: Community Relations

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.

Policy Forum: Environment

The Environment Policy Forum brings together groups interested in the environment for idea sharing and to develop responses to Governments policy announcements and documents.

Policy Forum: Mental Health

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.

Policy Forum: Policy and Lobbying

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.

Policy Forum: Poverty

The Poverty Policy Forum brings together poverty based groups and workers for idea sharing and to develop responses to Governments policy announcements and documents.

Policy Forum: Women’s

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.

Social Enterprise NI

Social Enterprise NI is the voice for Social Enterprises and Social Entrepreneurs in NI. It helps the sector to collaborate, share knowledge, information and best practice.

Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT)

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.

Welfare Reform Group

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.

Will to Give

Will to Give is an organisation that promotes legacy giving in Northern Ireland.