Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector through the COVID-19 pandemic
Latest COVID-19 Articles and Information
EASILINK Community Transport: "We care about people and connecting them to the services that they need"
When lockdown began back in mid-March, Easilink Community Transport realised very quickly that even though they couldn’t take their clients to the services they needed – they could take some services to them.
The wellbeing of staff and volunteers is something that needs our attention more than ever, during this time of uncertainty and challenge. We want to promote and support the wellbeing of our staff and volunteers and here are some links to help you.
While most of us are barely surviving the lockdown, members of CAN are positively thriving, thanks to the predictable rhythm of life and CAN TV that packs a punch in terms of positive programming.
For the past 3 months, we offered a month's free GrantTracker to everyone who needed it during COVID-19 (i.e. all of us!) This article explains how both ongoing and new subscribers can wring the most value out of GrantTracker.
If you missed our recent webinar on 'Trustee responsibilities under GDPR' you can watch it now via the link below.
Thanks to all of you who completed our weekly Covid-19 surveys over the last four weeks. Read here the key findings from the fourth and final survey issued this week.
With NI's share of the charities finance package agreed but not yet delivered, we asked Cancer Fund for Children (CFC) to tell us how they're coping financially while still hanging on to their core values.
If you missed our recent webinar on 'Managing finance in difficult times' delivered by Tony Clarke from Clarke & Co Accountants Ltd, you can watch it now via the link below.
A collaborative effort across North Belfast has seen an unprecedented COVID19 Community Response for all aspects of emergency support servicing all North Belfast and Shankill area, as well as homeless people rehoused across Belfast.
Learn what physical activities and online support is available for older, vulnerable people and those with disabilities during Covid-19.
NICVA's third weekly Covid-19 survey reveals latest the issues and experiences of sector organisations in the current crisis
An amendment to Working Time Regulations came into force in Northern Ireland on 24 April 2020 to allow for annual leave (up to 4 weeks) not taken as a result of coronavirus, to be carried over into the next two leave years.
The Department for Communities has responded positively to NICVA's calls for flexibility to allow sector organisations to furlough staff where posts are part-funded
Share your COVID-19 support service information
Organisations providing support to people and communities during the COVID-19 emergency can share their service information