Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector through the COVID-19 pandemic
Latest COVID-19 Articles and Information
Stephen Donnelly from the International Red Cross presents a webinar on COVID 19 Protection and Prevention.
Emergencies Leadership Group updates and progress following their latest meeting on 2 April 2020.
Many voluntary organisations are helping out with the impact of the coronavirus but are they restricted by their own governing document from doing so?
The Charity Commission's guidance now includes important advice on charity finance, safeguarding, charitable purposes, fundraising, data protection, annual reporting, charity meetings and charity registration.
How are government departments funding the sector responding to the challenges that organisations face in the current crisis, particularly regarding the delivery of agreed targets?
Below is a summary of available sources of government financial support available to sector organisations in Northern Ireland to address the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis. We will update this list as things develop.
NICVA's recent survey demonstrated Covid-19's negative impacts on fundraising. So, we want to help you access all the funders you can, not just new Covid-19 related grants, but also grants for your work after the pandemic.
Statement from Dawn Austwick, CEO of THL Community Fund telling how they will support people and communities at this difficult and extremely challenging time.
The Coronavirus Act 2020 introduces a measure known as Emergency Volunteering Leave to assist the Health and Social Care system in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.
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.
Share your COVID-19 support service information
Organisations providing support to people and communities during the COVID-19 emergency can share their service information