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Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector through the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Updates

    Regular and relevant updates for voluntary and community organisations on key developments in the fight against the COVID19 pandemic

  • Funding and Fundraising

    Assess and mitigate the damage and impact the COVID19 pandemic on funding and fundraising in the voluntary and community sector.

  • Advocacy

    Representing the sector to government and other stakeholders to manage the impact of the COVID19 pandemic

  • Running your Organisation

    Running and adapting your organisation to manage the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on operations and services

  • Employment/HR

    Distilled and relevant guidance for voluntary and community organisations managing the impact of the COVID19 pandemic

  • Governance

    Guidance for voluntary and community sector organisations to maintain good governance in the midst of the global COVID19 pandemic

Latest COVID-19 Articles and Information

HR Update Covid19 - HMRC detailed guidance and LRA template letter for furloughed workers

By NICVA 27 Mar 2020 Employment and HR (COVID19)

On 26 March 2020 HMRC published helpful and detailed guidance about claiming wages through their Job Retention Scheme and the Labour Relations Agency has developed a template letter for employers to use for furloughed workers. 


Let’s #HelpEachOther: Volunteering to Support Covid-19

By NICVA 27 Mar 2020 Running your Organisation (COVID19)

Update from Volunteer Now on how they continue to encourage and support volunteering during this challenging time. Lots of useful resources and advice.


COVID19: NICVA - Update Wednesday 25 March 2020

By NICVA 25 Mar 2020 COVID19 Updates

The DfC Minister has lead responsibility for Government Voluntary and Community Sector relations.  


HR Update Covid19 - Job Retention Scheme -'Furloughed Workers'

By NICVA 25 Mar 2020 HR, Employment and HR (COVID19), Running your Organisation (COVID19)

This article looks at the Job Retention Scheme announced by the Government, one of a range of financial support measures for employers.


Charity meetings during the Coronavirus outbreak

By NICVA 25 Mar 2020 Governance (COVID19), Governance and Charity Advice

Charity trustee meetings and AGMs are usually held on a face-to-face basis, however, during the corona virus period charities will need to consider public health, while maintaining good governance at the same time.


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