Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)

Updates

VCSE COVID Recovery Fund reopening for applications January 2021

The Department for Communities are reopening the Voluntary, Community and Social Economy (VCSE) COVID Recovery Fund for applications on 18 January 2021.

Ní Chuilín announces £11.7million support for charities

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has announced a second phase of the Covid-19 Charities Fund.

£25m Sport Sustainability Fund launches

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has announced that the £25M Sports Sustainability Fund is opening today (4 December).

£3.3million Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector Covid Recovery Fund launched

The Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector (VCSE) Covid Recovery Fund has been launched today to help the sector to safely deliver essential services during the Covid-19 crisis.

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 culture, language, arts 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.

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Geoff Nuttall

Head of Policy and Public Affairs

Team

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