The definitive resource on the size, scope and finances of the Northern Ireland Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector
The practical guide to implementing GDPR in your VCSE organisation.
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Advice, opinion and event reports from NICVA's staff team and guest authors
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NICVA’s research team develops knowledge and provides a strong evidence base on issues that affect the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.
We produce reports for the benefit of sector organisations, researchers, policy makers and organisations interested in the sector. This includes research on workforce, income, volunteers and the composition of the sector
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As the lead body for the sector in Northern Ireland, we take our responsibility to look after our member’s interests very seriously.
Our work includes facilitating the policy fora, consulting and responding on a range of issues.
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Save 30% off our training including accredited training. View other Membership benefits.
Courses are offered in Leadership and Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Social Enterprise Support and Management of Volunteers.
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NICVA are currently offering the level 3 award and level 4 certificate in education and training.
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Our membership includes over 1,000 Members grass-roots community organisations, voluntary groups, household name charities and associate members from statutory and business sectors.
Building Partnerships with other organisations is an essential part of our work.
We represent the voluntary and community sector on many committees, fora and working groups.
Join NICVA and you’ll be connecting into a strong network of local organisations focused on voluntary and community activity.
NICVA now provides free membership for all small groups.
19 Dec 2016Andrew
One of NICVA’s members was recently the victim of a highly sophisticated cyberfraud.
29 Sep 2016Ian
Kelly ICTcyber essentials, Data protection, security
NICVA successfully achieved Cyber Essentials certification earlier this year and now more than ever we need to stress the importance of implementing a good Cyber Security policy in your organisation.
4 Jun 2015Ian
Kelly ICTemail, security, spam
Be aware of the details to look out for in a potentially suspect email and avoid being conned out of your personal details, computer security or your money.
20 Nov 2014Ian
Kelly ICTSocial Media, security
How much personal information are you sharing unknowingly on Social Media? And to what sort of people? Arm yourself with the knowledge to be able to protect you and your family from potential harm.
5 Nov 2014Ian
Kelly ICTTechnology, security
Mobile computing use and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is becoming more popular in the workplace, here are some basic tips to secure and protect your data at minimal cost.
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