COVID 19

Updates

Charities urged to apply for emergency funding

Seamus McAleavey, NICVA Chief Executive welcomes the Communities Minister's announcement today on the reopening of the COVID-19 Charities Fund and the further opportunity for organisations to access help.

HR mentoring support for small charities – CIPD offer to NICVA members

Navigating through the workplace and people challenges caused by Covid-19 can be difficult.  This is particularly the case for small charities – many of whom have either a limited or no HR function.  

Practical Considerations for Returning to Premises

As many voluntary and community organisations begin to make important preparations for reopening offices and community facilities, NICVA have arranged a series of seminars to help prepare for that return.

Return to premises: resources & webinar recording

On Wednesday 22 July 2020 NICVA hosted a webinar with speakers from Public Health Agency (PHA), Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Marsh Ltd on return to premises with 289 people attending.

New UU Report Highlights Groups Most Vulnerable to Covid-19 Job Losses

New research by the University of Ulster has highlighted that almost a third of NI jobs are still vulnerable as a result of Covid-19, even following the easing of social distancing restrictions 

New Government Covid-19 Funding Announced

UK and NI Governments announce new Covid-19 funding programmes.

Calling All Would Be “Grow your owners”

New Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful project supports growing and eating your own produce to build community resilience in the Covid-19 crisis

Risk assessment - returning to work safely

Many organisations are now preparing to return to work safely. It is essential that risk assessments are carried out not only for your building but for your projects/work that you do. This article provides some templates as well as helpful advice.

Creating/reviewing your reserves policy webinar recording

If you missed our webinar on 'creating/reviewing your reserves policy'  you can watch it now via the link below.

Bringing the outside in

Kirsten Kearney from ESC Films, tells us about an innovative and exciting new project they have developed in response to older people's needs during lockdown.

Share your COVID-19 support service information

Organisations providing support to people and communities during the COVID-19 emergency can share their service information

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