Insight and latest updates from our team

SEUPB provides reassurance on continued EU funding even in a no deal Brexit

By NICVA 20 Sep 2019 Geoff Nuttall

The SEUPB (Special EU Programmes Body) has provided reassurance about continued PEACE IV and INTERREG funding until 2023, even in the advent of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.

Taking women from grassroots activism to parliamentary participation

By NICVA 19 Sep 2019 Susan Glass

Next Chapter participants visit Dáil Éireann to meet with Women’s Parliamentary Caucus

Charity trustee training - Autumn series

By NICVA 17 Sep 2019 Denise Copeland

Charity trustees have a responsibility to run their charity in line with legal requirements and best practice and so need to understand what is expected of them and how best they may fulfil their duties. 

Caretaking Assistant (CA'19)

By NICVA 17 Sep 2019 Alex Hastings

NICVA require a Caretaking Assistant on a part-time, temporary to permanent basis to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. Closing date: 12noon, 27 September 2019

Ten ways to engage with Belfast City Council

By NICVA 17 Sep 2019 Siobhan McAlister

NICVA’s Public Affairs Forum recently held a session with representatives from Belfast City Council and NILGA to learn more about how our sector can best engage with the Council. Below are some useful tips for engaging.

Going, going gone! The advent of the “cashless society” worldwide and how UK-wide and NI-based charities are adapting

By NICVA 16 Sep 2019 Lynn Kennedy

Until recently, the concept of a “cashless society” featured in science fiction novels, not reality. However, the "dash from cash" is now taking root in societies across the world.

Building Cyber Resilience Conference

By NICVA 10 Sep 2019 Heather Wilson

On 11 September 2019 NICVA hosted a conference with the NCSC, PSNI, Cyphra and the NI Cyber Security Centre to help Voluntary Boards and Senior Leaders to focus on building organisational cyber resilience.

NI civic society organisations say no Brexit deal without an NI protocol

By NICVA 9 Sep 2019 Geoff Nuttall

Civic society organisations from across Northern Ireland are calling for an NI protocol to be an essential element of any Brexit deal 

Brexit Updates and #NoToNoDeal

By NICVA 6 Sep 2019 Siobhan McAlister

These really are extraordinary times in UK politics as Brexit continues to bolster confusion, chaos and the possibility of another General Election.

Project Coordinator (PC2'19)

By NICVA 6 Sep 2019 Alex Hastings

NICVA is recruiting a part time Project Coordinator to coordinate NICVA's programme of work to support community faith organisations. Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 23 September 2019

Charity Commission suspends charity registration

By NICVA 5 Sep 2019 Denise Copeland

The Charity Commission is currently not registering charitable organisations due to a High Court ruling which was handed down on 16th May.   

This is no time to suspend Parliament

By NICVA 28 Aug 2019 Seamus McAleavey

NICVA Chief Executive Seamus McAleavey has reacted to the decision by the UK Government to suspend Parliament only a few weeks before the Brexit deadline.

The difference the ILM Level 5 Diploma has made

By NICVA 28 Aug 2019 Sandra Bailie

We asked two of our ILM level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management students from last year to tell us what they enjoyed most about the course and the difference it has made to them and their organisation.

Data Management Officer (DMO2'19)

By NICVA 28 Aug 2019 Alex Hastings

NICVA is recruiting a Data Management Officer to play a key role in contributing to the organisation's data management strategy. Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 16 September 2019

Systems Administrator SA'19

By NICVA 28 Aug 2019 Alex Hastings

NICVA is recruiting a Systems Administrator to maintain and continually improve NICVA's ICT infrastructure and systems. Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 16 September 2019

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Julian Smith MP visits NICVA

By NICVA 21 Aug 2019 Seamus McAleavey

The new Secretary of State Julian Smith MP visited NICVA on Wednesday 21 August 2019 and had discussions with a voluntary and community sector delegation.

Joint Forum Meeting October 2019

By NICVA 15 Aug 2019 Siobhan McAlister

A meeting of the Joint Forum will take place on 17 October 2019 at NICVA.

Managing the Media in a Crisis

By NICVA 8 Aug 2019 Heather Wilson

NICVA hosted the third training session of our MediaConnect programme, a free programme for NICVA members, designed to better connect voluntary and community sector spokespeople with the media.

Special NICVA Members'Summer Offer on GrantTracker, Northern Ireland’s Leading Funding Toolkit!

By NICVA 2 Aug 2019 Lynn Kennedy

GrantTracker, the “one stop shop” for 800+ funding schemes relevant to NI. Funding at the touch of a button.  NICVA Members can sign up this August only for just £90 for 12 months!

Northern Ireland civic society calls for a no deal Brexit to be prevented

By NICVA 31 Jul 2019 Geoff Nuttall

Northern Ireland’s leading civic society organisations have today issued a joint statement calling for the imminent potential disaster of a no deal Brexit to be prevented. 

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