Our current and completed programmes. Click on a programme name for more details


  • Faith based engagement

  • RISP

    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.

  • Transformative Leadership Programme

    The Transformative Leadership Programme (TLP) is a leadership training programme funded by the Peace IV programme through Belfast City Council (BCC). It runs until December 2021.


  • 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

    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 the East Belfast Community Development Agency.

  • 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.

  • 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