Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)

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  • Government Funding 
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  • GrantTracker (NI's Funding Database)

Updates

Funding announced for culture, languages, arts and heritage sectors

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has given the green light for further financial support to be released to support the creative and heritage sectors.

Fundraising in this new context: webinar recording and resources

On 30 September NICVA facilitated a 'Fundraising in this new context' webinar as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme funded by the Department for Communities.

Support and funding needed to help Voluntary and Community Sector organisations overcome fallout from Covid-19

The urgent need for training and investment in the voluntary and community sector has been highlighted by a recent survey carried out by the NICVA. 

Guest Blog by Joanne McDowell, NI Manager, Fundraising Regulator: Protecting the public and supporting the vital work of fundraisers

Joanne McDowell, NI Manager for the Fundraising Regulator, reflects on public fundraising resuming in Northern Ireland, and why it is so important that charities uphold the fundraising standards to maintain public trust.

Significant loss of income felt across the voluntary and community sector amid Covid-19 pandemic

Over two thirds of voluntary and community sector organisations have reported  a loss of income despite an increased demand for their services according to a recent study carried out by NICVA.

Voluntary and Community Sector in Northern Ireland significantly impacted by Covid-19

Following a difficult six months for the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland, the next year could see a further reduction in vital services, underlining the crucial need for ongoing and future support for the sector.

Door-to-door collections may resume

The PSNI has announced that it will recommence accepting applications for door-to-door collections provided that a suitable and sufficient risk assessment is carried out.  

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.

Charity street collections can resume

The PSNI has announced that street collections can recommence if collectors use a suitable object to adhere to the one metre social distancing rule. 

New Government Covid-19 Funding Announced

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

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Geoff Nuttall

Head of Policy and Public Affairs

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