Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector through the COVID-19 pandemic
Latest COVID-19 Articles and Information
The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme was one of the first support measures announced by the Government and the HMRC online claims portal is now live.
By NICVA 22 May 2020 Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council (COVID19 Response)
Monkstown Boxing Club is no ordinary boxing club. It had been using sport to deliver innovative programmes to young people in the area before Covid-19 struck.
Read the latest update from our Chief Executive, Seamus McAleavey, on the issues facing voluntary and community organisations.
The much anticipated £15.5M Covid-19 government funding package has received Executive approval and will launch shortly
COVID has brought many challenges for the community development sector across NI. For Foyle Women's Information Network their work to keep women across the North West connected continues.
Due to the current disruptions resulting from the impact of COVID19 on our workplaces and working practices, the Equality Commission is asking that employers submit the annual monitoring return when it is practicable to do so.
EASILINK Community Transport: "We care about people and connecting them to the services that they need"
When lockdown began back in mid-March, Easilink Community Transport realised very quickly that even though they couldn’t take their clients to the services they needed – they could take some services to them.
The wellbeing of staff and volunteers is something that needs our attention more than ever, during this time of uncertainty and challenge. We want to promote and support the wellbeing of our staff and volunteers and here are some links to help you.
While most of us are barely surviving the lockdown, members of CAN are positively thriving, thanks to the predictable rhythm of life and CAN TV that packs a punch in terms of positive programming.
We've been offering a month's free GrantTracker to everyone who needs it during these difficult times (i.e. all of us!) This article explains how both ongoing and new subscribers can wring the most value out of GrantTracker.
Thanks to all of you who completed our weekly Covid-19 surveys over the last four weeks. Read here the key findings from the fourth and final survey issued this week.
With NI's share of the charities finance package agreed but not yet delivered, we asked Cancer Fund for Children (CFC) to tell us how they're coping financially while still hanging on to their core values.
If you missed our recent webinar on 'Managing finance in difficult times' delivered by Tony Clarke from Clarke & Co Accountants Ltd, you can watch it now via the link below.
A collaborative effort across North Belfast has seen an unprecedented COVID19 Community Response for all aspects of emergency support servicing all North Belfast and Shankill area, as well as homeless people rehoused across Belfast.
NICVA has been gathering and seeking answers to the questions you have been posing to Government in the current Covid-19 emergency. Read the latest answers here.
Learn what physical activities and online support is available for older, vulnerable people and those with disabilities during Covid-19.
NICVA's third weekly Covid-19 survey reveals latest the issues and experiences of sector organisations in the current crisis
Share your COVID-19 support service information
Organisations providing support to people and communities during the COVID-19 emergency can share their service information