Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)

Information on -

  • Government Funding 
  • Trusts & Foundations 
  • GrantTracker (NI's Funding Database)

Updates

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.

COVID 19 Charities Fund Live Event

On 15 June The Department for Communities opened £15.5M COVID-19 Charities Fund will provide grant awards to meet unavoidable costs for charities which have exhausted all other avenues of support and are facing imminent closure.

£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.

NI £15.5M Covid-19 Charities Fund To Launch Shortly

The much anticipated £15.5M Covid-19 government funding package has received Executive approval and will launch shortly 

Events

Fundraising in this new context (CFNI)
30 Sep 2020 -
11:00 to 12:30
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geoff.nuttall@nicva.org's picture

Geoff Nuttall

Head of Policy and Public Affairs

Team

Lynn Kennedy Fundraising Advice Officer lynn.kennedy@nicva.org's picture
Seamus McAleavey Chief Executive seamus.mcaleavey@nicva.org's picture
Una McKernan Deputy Chief Executive una.mckernan@nicva.org's picture

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