Centre for Economic Empowerment

NICVA's Centre for Economic Empowerment aims to help the sector become better informed about economic issues and take part more effectively in economic policy debates.

CollaborationNI supported collaborative working across the voluntary, community and social economy sectors. Funded by the Building Change Trust, the programme was delivered by a consortium of NICVA, CO3 and Stellar Leadership.
Detail Data

Our aim is to develop the ability of the voluntary and community sector to use data effectively to create and enhance social, economic and environmental value.

East Belfast Community Capacity and Leadership Programme

NICVA partners with Interaction Institute, TIDES training and Youth Action to deliver the East Belfast Community Capacity & Leadership Programme managed by East Belfast Community Development Agency.

Faith based engagement
Inspiring Impact

The Inspiring Impact NI Programme is a Northern Ireland wide initiative that aims to support voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations and their funders to better understand and embrace impact practice.

Reaching Out: Connecting Older People

The Big Lottery Fund Reaching Out: Connecting Older People (RO:COP) Development and Support Programme has been delivered by NICVA to all RO:COP grant holders since October 2011.


The new Regional Infrastructure Support Programme for Northern Ireland started on 1 October 2012.

The Next Chapter

NICVA partners with Politics Plus and Irish Rural Link to deliver The Next Chapter Project, which aims to help women make a difference.

Urban Villages: Training Programme

Urban Villages are offering a series of training sessions delivered by NICVA in March to build community capacity in Finance and Organisational Governance