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Joint NICVA SCVO WCVA Position Statement on UK Shared Prosperity Fund

By NICVA 19 Nov 2020 Geoff Nuttall

This joint statement by NICVA and its sister Councils in Scotland and Wales (SCVO & WCVA) calls for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, a fund designed to replace EU funding post-Brexit, to be devolved and rolled out according to five key principles

ESF Users Briefing on Future Replacement of ESF Funding Post-Brexit

By NICVA 12 Nov 2020 Geoff Nuttall

This briefing paper, developed by NICVA's ESF Users Group, sets out urgent recommendations to government for ensuring the replacement of vital EU funding (ESF) helping thousands of vulnerable people in NI integrate into society and employment

Templates for Charities Completing Receipts and Payments Accounts

By NICVA 7 Oct 2020 Michele Crilly

These templates are for charities completing receipts and payments accounts. They include a trustees' annual report template, receipts and payments accounts template and an independent examiner's report (unqualified).

Your Questions to Government and Latest Answers

By NICVA 24 Apr 2020 Geoff Nuttall

Please go to updated version here - https://www.nicva.org/article/your-questions-to-government-and-latest-answers

Fundraising advice and resources COVID-19

By NICVA 27 Mar 2020 Sandra Bailie

A list of useful guidance, resources and links to websites to help you during this difficult time

Campaign Planner - Questions to consider when planning your campaign

By NICVA 19 Jul 2019 Siobhan McAlister

Campaigning on important issues is essential to a healthy democracy. The voluntary and community sector has expertise, evidence and experience across a range of issues and plays an important role in influencing policy and effecting positive change.

Policy and Campaigning Groups NI

By NICVA 4 Jul 2019 Siobhan McAlister

Find out which groups are campaigning on issues in the voluntary and community sector in NI and details on how to link up with them.

Developing a governance planning framework

By NICVA 20 Jun 2019 Denise Copeland

Creating a governance calendar is a very practical and effective way for organisations to develop their own planning framework to help them identify their key governance events and requirements throughout the course of a year.

Impact at the heart of annual reporting

By NICVA 13 Jun 2019 Sandra Bailie

This resource outlines the importance of demonstrating impact in our reporting, how to get the most out of reporting, what you need to do to embed impact, as well as signposting to a range of useful resources.

Data Protection Toolkit - Contracts and Data Sharing

By NICVA 22 May 2019 Bob Harper

It's often crucial that charitable organisations share personal data with others to provide important services to people in need. This could include work with service delivery partners, reporting to funders or making referrals.

Policy Impact Hub case study: Social Prescribing

By NICVA 29 Mar 2019 Philip Mynes

This case study explains how the Healthy Living Centre Alliance is playing a role in the growing movement towards social prescribing in Northern Ireland

GDPR Animation Series

By NICVA 1 Mar 2019

We'll be launching a new animation over the first five months of 2019 on a different data protection topic. Stay tuned to this blog and NICVA Enews for more!

Data Protection Toolkit - Protecting children's data

By NICVA 23 Aug 2018 Bob Harper

Here are some things you might have questions about if your charity or community group collects or uses personal information about children.

NICVA Staff Privacy Notice

By NICVA 9 Aug 2018 Bob Harper

This Privacy Notice is for job applicants and NICVA staff, including volunteers. It explains how personal data is used to recruit staff, manage the employment relationship and meet our legal obligations.

Northern Ireland, the Fundraising Regulator and the Code of Fundraising Practice...

By NICVA 2 Aug 2018 Lynn Kennedy

Since 2017 all fundraising in NI has come under the remit of the Fundraising Regulator and its Code of Fundraising Practice. This article looks at what this means in practice.

Policy Impact Hub case study: WWF Energy Efficiency Rate Rebate Scheme

By NICVA 31 Jul 2018 Philip Mynes

This case study explains how the WWF played a role in the creation of Northern Ireland's first ever energy efficiency and zero-carbon homes rate rebate incentive scheme .

Data Protection Toolkit - Dealing with a Subject Access Request

By NICVA 31 Jul 2018 Bob Harper

Subject Access Requests are made by a person whose data you process to a request a copy of their own information. You need to have procedures in place to be able to identify and respond to these requests within one month.

Data Protection Toolkit - Data Protection Policy

By NICVA 27 Jul 2018 Bob Harper

A Data Protection Policy (not to be confused with a Privacy Policy or Privacy Notice) is an internal policy which outlines your organisation's approach to protection data.

Acting in Good Faith - A case study on St Vincent de Paul Maghera

By NICVA 27 Jul 2018 Una McKernan

This is the latest case study as part of our work supporting faith based organisations through the Department for Communities Regional Infrastructure Support Programme.

Data Protection Policy

By NICVA 26 Jul 2018 Bob Harper

This article outlines NICVA’s approach to data protection. It sets out how we protect personal data that we process.

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