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£15.5m fund to support charity sector during COVID-19 crisis to open on Monday

9 Jun 2020 Shauna O'NeillCOVID 19, COVID19 Updates, Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)No Topics

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey MLA has said a £15.5million COVID-19 Charities Fund to help local charities facing financial difficulties as a result of the current public health emergency, will open on Monday 15 June.     

NICVA welcomes Charity Fund announcement by Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey

9 Jun 2020 COVID 19, COVID19 Updates, Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)No Topics

Seamus McAleavey, Chief Executive of NICVA welcomed the DfC Minister’s announcement today on the £15.5m Charity Fund support package.

Covid-19 - Update from our Chief Executive 9 June 2020

9 Jun 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID 19, COVID19 UpdatesNo Topics

NICVA Chief Executive, Seamus McAleavey gives an update on the COVID-19 Charity Fund and the work of the PHA on Testing and contact tracing.

Covid-19 - Update from our Chief Executive 4 June 2020

4 Jun 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID19 UpdatesNo Topics

Read the latest update from our Chief Executive, Seamus McAleavey, on the issues relevant to voluntary and community organisations.

Survey of those shielding or supporting those shielding

3 Jun 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID19 UpdatesNo Topics

How is shielding affecting people and those supporting them? The Patient Client Council wants to find out.

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from June onwards

1 Jun 2020 Alex HastingsEmployment and HR (COVID19), COVID 19COVID19 (Coronavirus), HR

On 29 May 2020 the Chancellor announced changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which contained some key dates relating to furloughing workers as outlined below. 

New relationships are getting things done in Mid and East Antrim

29 May 2020 Dawn LoveCOVID 19, COVID19 Action with Local Councils, Mid and East Antrim Borough CouncilCOVID19 (Coronavirus)

New and existing volunteers, local and national businesses have been supporting community groups to get the essentials during lockdown.

Covid-19 - Update from our Chief Executive 28 May 2020

29 May 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID 19, COVID19 UpdatesNo Topics

Read the latest update from our Chief Executive, Seamus McAleavey, on the issues relevant to voluntary and community organisations.

Covid-19 - Update from our Chief Executive 20 May 2020

21 May 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID19 Updates, COVID 19No Topics

Read the latest update from our Chief Executive, Seamus McAleavey, on the issues facing voluntary and community organisations.

COVID-19 and Young People

18 May 2020 Kathy MaguireAdvocacy & Government Engagement (COVID19)COVID19 (Coronavirus)

Our latest 'Insight and Impact' feature, explores the impact of COVID-19 on young people and the resilience and positivity with which they and youth organisations are responding.

Trustee responsibilities under GDPR webinar recording

14 May 2020 Denise CopelandRunning your Organisation (COVID19), Governance (COVID19), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Governance, GDPR

If you missed our recent webinar on 'Trustee responsibilities under GDPR'  you can watch it now via the link below. 

Emergencies Leadership Group Update following Thursday 23 April meeting

27 Apr 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID19 UpdatesNo Topics

The ELG met again last week to drive progress and continue their focus on making inroads where it matters most .

New & Updated COVID-19 Grant Schemes from local Councils

24 Apr 2020 Lynn KennedyCOVID19 UpdatesFundraising

This continually updated article details what funds are available for local organisations tackling the impact of COVID-19 on residents within each NI Council area

Chancellor’s announcement of £750m to support Charities: What’s happening in Northern Ireland?

21 Apr 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID19 UpdatesNo Topics

Northern Ireland is to receive £22 million from the Chancellor's £750 million Covid-19 charity crisis package. Urgent talks are in progress.

Emergencies Leadership Group Latest Update - Monday 20 April 2020

20 Apr 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID19 UpdatesNo Topics

Read the latest update from the COVID-19 Emergencies Leadership Group (ELG) established by DfC Minister, Deirdre Hargey MLA.  

Covid-19 NICVA - Update Wednesday 8 April 2020

8 Apr 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID19 UpdatesNo Topics

Read the latest update from our Chief Executive in the fight against Covid-19 and what we are doing to help the sector.

Emergencies Leadership Group meets again to drive progress

3 Apr 2020 Seamus McAleaveyCOVID19 UpdatesCOVID19 (Coronavirus)

Emergencies Leadership Group updates and progress following their latest meeting on 2 April 2020.

Share your COVID-19 support service information

1 Apr 2020 COVID19 Updates, Data and Technology (COVID19)CommunityNI, COVID19 (Coronavirus)

If your organisation is offering help to the public or to other organisations, please take some time to share this information

Online Training with NICVA - what's available?

26 Mar 2020 Dawn LoveRunning your Organisation (COVID19)Training

NICVA Skills and Development team continue to offer training opportunities online for you and your organisation. Keep an eye on our Training Calendar for upcoming sessions.

National Emergencies Trust launches appeal to help Civic Society support those affected by the Coronavirus outbreak

18 Mar 2020 Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)COVID19 (Coronavirus)

The National Emergencies Trust has today launched an appeal to raise funds to help local charities support those individuals suffering hardship as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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