Viewfinder (Research)

Viewfinder is NICVA's snapshot survey of our members about topical issues.  Completed viewfinder reports are listed below and you can find our other research reports on the Research Hub.

Results of NICVA's Funding Watch Survey

22 Mar 2017Rachel Shannon ResearchViewfinder (Research), Funding Watch, Budget cuts, CutsWatchNI, Policy

NICVA recently ran a Funding Watch survey which assessed voluntary and community organisations current statutory funding situation and the likely impact of uncertainty and/or funding cuts. This article presents the survey findings.

NICVA Launches NI Faith Survey

11 Nov 2016Rachel Shannon Faith based engagementViewfinder (Research), State of the Sector

NICVA has launched a short online survey for all faith based organisations in Northern Ireland. If you are a faith based organisation we would love to hear from you. 

NICVA Viewfinder Reveals Sector's Brexit Concerns

10 Nov 2016Rachel Shannon Brexit, ResearchResearch, Viewfinder (Research)

NICVA recently disseminated a Viewfinder Survey to members which aimed to explore how Brexit might impact the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector. This article shares key findings from the survey. 

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

8 Jun 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail Data, ResearchOpen 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%.

Viewfinder 18 Results

18 Mar 2016Sandra Bailie Training and skillsTraining, skills, development, Viewfinder (Research), Research

Thanks to all of our members who completed the Viewfinder survey. We were delighted to have such a great response rate of 19.3% (it was sent to 6,241 staff in member organisations and 1,209 responded).

NICVA Launches 2016 Sector Forecast Survey

7 Jan 2016Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Sector Issues, Viewfinder (Research), Politics

NICVA has launched their 2016 Sector Forecast Survey. The Survey was sent to over 4,000 organisations and this is your opportunity to tell us about what you think 2016 holds for your organisation. 

Viewfinder 16

24 Apr 2014Andrea Thornbury ResearchViewfinder (Research), Charity Regulation, Open Data, Funding

This viewfinder survey focuses on prompt payment for grant claims, charity registration, open data and the role of media in influencing public opinion

Viewfinder 15

21 Nov 2013Andrea Thornbury ResearchCharity Regulation, Bureaucracy, Pensions, Viewfinder (Research)

This viewfinder survey examines issues such as bureaucracy, charity registration and auto enrolment of pensions.

Viewfinder 14

17 May 2013Andrea Thornbury ResearchViewfinder (Research)

The first Viewfinder survey of 2013 continues to demonstrate the uneven impact of the current economic conditions in the voluntary and community sector.

Viewfinder 14

17 May 2013Andrea Thornbury ResearchEconomy, Funding, Social Enterprise, Viewfinder (Research)

This viewfinder survey focuses on current economic conditions, funding cuts, organisational income, funding and social enterprise activity.