Insight and latest updates from our team

Independent Review of NI Charity Regulation Report launched

By NICVA 21 Jan 2022 Denise Copeland

The Independent Review Panel of Charity Regulation in NI has launched its report at a special stakeholder on 20 January 2022. 

What is a Poverty Truth Commission?

By NICVA 18 Jan 2022 Lynda Gould

Poverty Truth Commissions help to bring about change and alter the ways people think about poverty.

BBC Children in Need are making changes

By NICVA 14 Jan 2022 Jocelyn Horton

BBC Children in Need are pausing their Main and Small Grants Programme.

FAQ for Covid Recovery Programme 2022

By NICVA 10 Jan 2022 Sandra Bailie

This article lists frequently asked questions (FAQ) on the Covid Recovery Programme 2022 and will be updated on a regular basis.

Trustee training series, 2022

By NICVA 7 Jan 2022 Denise Copeland

This series of online training is designed specifically for charity trustees and those staff whose work contributes to the good governance of the organisation. 

Cashless Giving with the Fundraising Regulator - summary

By NICVA 5 Jan 2022 Sandra Bailie

On 7 December 2021 we hosted a webinar with Paul Winyard and Joanne McDowell from the Fundraising Regulator as part of the #digitalfundraising series.

Building Digital Capacity in fundraising - key points

By NICVA 5 Jan 2022 Sandra Bailie

On 6 December 2021 we hosted a discussion with Kevin McCaughan, a freelance fundraiser, on building digital capacity in fundraising as part of the #digitalfundraising series.

TLP Case Study East Belfast - Group 3

By NICVA 22 Dec 2021 Mary McCaughey

This group did the Transformative Leadership Programme in Autumn 2021 in East Belfast.

Consultation event: draft Housing Supply Strategy

By NICVA 20 Dec 2021 Déarbhla Sloan

NICVA recently hosted an engagement event with the Department for Communities (DfC) on the recently published draft Housing Supply Strategy.

NICVA Community Faiths' Forum

By NICVA 20 Dec 2021 Lynda Gould

The Community Faiths’ Forum (CFF) is open to all faith groups who seek to help disadvantaged, excluded, or marginalised people in local communities.

NICVA Faith Engagement Programme

By NICVA 20 Dec 2021 Lynda Gould

Faith-based organisations in Northern Ireland have an important and distinctive place and reach in society and their work plays an important role in communities.

DfC: Covid Recovery Programme for Organisations 2022

By NICVA 20 Dec 2021

The Department for Communities (DfC) launch Covid Recovery Programme for Organisations to reduce or remove operating deficits, which have arisen in the 2021/22 financial year because of the pandemic.

Policy and Public Affairs Update - December 2021

By NICVA 15 Dec 2021 Déarbhla Sloan

With another year of lockdowns & uncertainty facing so many within the community, the VCSE sector continued to demonstrate strength & resilience as online events, webinars and campaigns continued to thrive throughout the course of 2021.

NI Assembly Election 2022: Guidance for non-party campaigners

By NICVA 15 Dec 2021 Déarbhla Sloan

The Electoral Commission guidance for non-party campaigners covers spending limits, donations, when you must register with the Commission, reporting requirements and key dates and events.  

FREE Training and learning for 2022

By NICVA 14 Dec 2021 Sandra Bailie

As we approach a new year we may be thinking about new opportunities and the skills we need. There are lots of ways to learn especially now with so many online options. 

FREE Training and learning for 2022

By NICVA 14 Dec 2021 Sandra Bailie

As we approach a new year we may be thinking about new opportunities and the skills we need. There are lots of ways to learn especially now with so many online options. 

#DigitalFundraising Webinar Series 2021 Report

By NICVA 14 Dec 2021 Sandra Bailie

Thank you to all of our members who attended our #DigitalFundraising webinars last week. We ran 6 webinars throughout the week with 87 of our members attending. It was great to see a lot of people come along to all or multiple sessions.

More Revenue for Northern Ireland? - NI Fiscal Commission Publishes its Recommendations

By NICVA 13 Dec 2021 Geoff Nuttall

The Northern Ireland Fiscal Commission, established in March to investigate devolving greater revenue-raising powers to the NI Executive, has published its findings today

NICVA calls for January participants for North Belfast interface-based Transformative Leadership Programme

By NICVA 8 Dec 2021 Mary McCaughey

January 2022 dates have now been set for the Transformative Leadership Programme (TLP) in North Belfast

All-Island initiative launched to help communities tackle shared challenges

By NICVA 3 Dec 2021

Press Release NICVA and The Wheel launch Shared Island, Shared Practices, a new all-island initiative that will bring together communities from across the island to discuss solutions to their shared challenges.

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