Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector through the COVID-19 pandemic
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Public trust and confidence in charities is higher in Northern Ireland than in Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland, research released by the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has revealed.
People in Northern Ireland gave significantly less to charity during the last 12 months compared to the same period in 2019. That’s according to new research from NICVA into charitable giving in Northern Ireland.
Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has announced the release of over £7.5 million of awards to support charities facing financial difficulty as a result of the pandemic.
The past year has been a challenging time for organisations across the sector but technology has enabled many of us to do things differently, whether it be holding our board meetings online or adapting our services to meet public health guidance.
Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has today announced the opening of a second phase, worth £1m of the Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector (VCSE) Covid Recovery Fund.
The Department for Communities are reopening the Voluntary, Community and Social Economy (VCSE) COVID Recovery Fund for applications on 18 January 2021.
The government announced on 17 December that the furlough scheme will be extended until the end of April 2021
On Wednesday 9th December, NICVA hosted a major webinar with Communities Minister Carál Ní Chulín and DfC Permanent Secretary Tracy Meharg who collectively took stock of the impacts and lessons from the Covid-19 crisis.
Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has announced a second phase of the Covid-19 Charities Fund.
The guidance produced by the Northern Ireland Executive sets out the coronavirus restrictions taking effect from 11 December 2020.
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