COVID19 Updates

Regular and relevant updates for voluntary and community organisations on key developments in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

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Resurgam Trust: Collaborating and Caring

Resurgam Trust is a community owned and run community development trust which identifies and supports the needs of the local community through social enterprise, community projects and other initiatives.

StopCOVID NI mobile app launched

Northern Ireland’s Health service has launched this mobile phone App to help ‘contact tracing’ of people potentially infected by the virus. It is a major aid in the battle to control the spread and stop a return to lockdown.

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.

Test, trace and protect webinar with Public Health Agency

On 7 July NICVA hosted a webinar with the Public Health Agency on Staying out of lockdown: test, trace and protect. We were joined by over 60 people to learn more about how we can protect our communities and keep the spread of COVID-19 at bay.

Support for childcare during COVID19

Childcare has been a critical issue throughout the COVID19 pandemic. 

Keeping Well at Home booklet launched

Age Friendly Network NI and the Public Health Agency have produced a 'Keeping Well at Home' booklet for older people who are digitally excluded while self-isolating during COVID-19.

The impact of COVID-19 on carers in Northern Ireland

A statement by the Coalition of Carers Organisations NI.

£15.5m fund to support charity sector during COVID-19 crisis to open on Monday

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey MLA has said a £15.5million COVID-19 Charities Fund to help local charities facing financial difficulties as a result of the current public health emergency, will open on Monday 15 June.     

NICVA welcomes Charity Fund announcement by Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey

Seamus McAleavey, Chief Executive of NICVA welcomed the DfC Minister’s announcement today on the £15.5m Charity Fund support package.

Covid-19 - Update from our Chief Executive 9 June 2020

NICVA Chief Executive, Seamus McAleavey gives an update on the COVID-19 Charity Fund and the work of the PHA on Testing and contact tracing.

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Seamus McAleavey

Chief Executive

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