How can NICVA support the Ethnic Minority sector?

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8 May 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

NICVA will be hosting an information and networking event for ethnic minority sector organisations in NI.

The overall purpose of the session would be to inform ethnic minority sector organisations about what support services NICVA can offer and what support NICVA could provide in addition to what the sector is currently receiving. We will have staff from NICVA along to provide an overview of their various teams and we will also provide some time for networking at the end of the session.

If you represent an ethnic minority organisation, please do come along and find out about any support or services NICVA can offer you.



10am: Introduction and overview, Geoff Nuttall

10.05am: Roundtable Introduction and identification of sector needs

10:15am: Overview from the governance team

The Governance and Charity Advice team offers advice, information and practical support on a wide range of matters from charity regulations to dealing with governance issues on the board.

10:25am: Overview from Fundraising

Lynn, our fundraising advice officer provides access to regular, reliable and up-to-date funding information to help the sector, from resources to help your funding applications succeed, to GrantTracker our dedicated funding toolkit; a valuable resource for charities and communities.

10:35am: Overview from Sector matters

Provides cost effective Human Resources support to voluntary and community sector and small businesses.

10:45am Overview from our Training section

NICVA provides a wide range of training from one-day events to bespoke training packages and online training. The training calendar offers courses in a wide range of subjects from management to governance and from fundraising to campaigning. We also offer a number of accredited courses.

10:55am: Overview from Information & Communications team

The information team provide up to date information on issues relating to and affecting the voluntary and community sector. There are various communication channels available including the members bulletin, eNews, Community NI and social media. This team also provides the backbone of our digital services and data management and provide regular training on these issues.

11:05am: Overview from policy, campaigning and research team

The policy and public affairs team help to inform the sector about policy issues, influence policy and undertake research, represent the sector to decision makers, provide opportunities to connect with others within our sector and in other sectors and decision makers.

11:15am-11:45am: Closing remarks & Networking


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