Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector through the COVID-19 pandemic
Latest COVID-19 Articles and Information
Voluntary and community organisations have responded to a NICVA survey issued this week to gather information on the impacts being felt by organisations due to the Covid-19 crisis and the support and guidance organisations are seeking.
On 26 March 2020 HMRC published helpful and detailed guidance about claiming wages through their Job Retention Scheme and the Labour Relations Agency has developed a template letter for employers to use for furloughed workers.
Many funders have demonstrated flexibility during this time. Some with extra funding, others with allowing grant variations. Below are links to statements by individual funders on how they are tackling COVID-19.
NICVA is working hard to highlight to government the questions and concerns that sector organisations have been raising with us about how Covid-19 is impacting on their work and the people who depend upon them.
Update from Volunteer Now on how they continue to encourage and support volunteering during this challenging time. Lots of useful resources and advice.
WEBINAR - 'Keep Calm and Re-plan' - How to Manage Funded Work During Covid-19 ** FULLY BOOKED - RESERVE LIST ONLY ** AND WILL BE RUN AGAIN SOON
Charity trustee meetings and AGMs are usually held on a face-to-face basis, however, during the coronavirus period charities will need to consider public health, while maintaining good governance at the same time.
The Government has introduced a number of measures to support employers financially during these challenging times for organisations resulting from the spread of COVID-19.
Share your COVID-19 support service information
Organisations providing support to people and communities during the COVID-19 emergency can share their service information