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The independent examination of charity accounts - what is it and what to look for in an Independent Examiner

By NICVA 8 Nov 2022 Denise Copeland

Charity trustees have a responsibility to ensure that the Independent Examiner they appoint has the required skills and experience to carry out an independent examination of their charity.

The role of the treasurer and preparing an annual budget

By NICVA 8 Nov 2022 Denise Copeland

This tutorial video will help you to understand the key duties of the treasurer and their role on the board. It also outlines how to prepare an annual budget.

Making a Sustainable Difference in your Organisation

By NICVA 25 Oct 2022 Jocelyn Horton

The environment affects all aspects of our lives and there are numerous benefits for organisations to address environmental issues such as improved finances and greater appeal for employees, supporters and funders.

Guest Blog: Workplace Wellbeing – Is it another thing to add to the list?

By NICVA 8 Sep 2022 Susan Glass

Catherine Murnin from The Wellbeing Pathway outlines the importance of wellbeing in the workplace, why we should be talking about it, some of the barriers and enablers, and the actions organisations can take.

Give A Little Webinar

By NICVA 27 May 2022 Jocelyn Horton

Vicky Hewlett, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager and Eduardo Skinner, Product Manager at Give A Little hosted a free webinar, giving an overview of their point-of-donation platform which aims to help charities embrace cashless giving.

Cyber Security Guide - Managing

By NICVA 20 Apr 2022

Like any security process, cybersecurity will need to be maintained. This section will provide some straightforward guidance to help with that, including how to get insurance and how to make sure your board has proper oversight.

Cyber Security Guide - Actions

By NICVA 20 Apr 2022

By following the tips on this page, you can make your organisation’s cybersecurity robust.

Cyber Security Guide - Introduction

By NICVA 20 Apr 2022

NICVA’s starter cybersecurity guide is easy to follow for anyone. It is designed to help any organisation, big or small, become cybersecure from a standing start. The changes you need to make should be quick and free of stress.

Guest Blog: Getting started with using ads on Facebook for fundraising

By NICVA 23 Mar 2022 Jocelyn Horton

If you’re looking to try advertising on Facebook to recruit new donors, Tori Arthurs, Supporter Recruitment Manager at Friends of the Earth gives some pointers to get your project off the ground.

Guest Blog: Top Tips for Getting Started on Social Media

By NICVA 21 Mar 2022 Jocelyn Horton

Paige Ardrey, Social Media and Engagement Manager at Friends of the Earth gives us her top tips for getting started on social media.

Live Panel Discussion - trends, ideas and overcoming challenges in cashless giving

By NICVA 15 Mar 2022 Jocelyn Horton

The Live Panel Discussion, part of the #DigitalFundraising Webinar Series 2021, discussed the impact of the pandemic on fundraising, future trends, inspiring ideas, and ways to overcome challenges in cashless giving.

Basic finance tutorial videos

By NICVA 22 Feb 2022 Denise Copeland

NICVA has developed a series of tutorial videos to help treasurers and trustees of small to medium sized voluntary led organisations understand the basics of financial record keeping and good financial governance.

How to prepare annual accounts (R&P)

By NICVA 17 Feb 2022 Denise Copeland

This tutorial video will help you to understand how to prepare your annual accounts on the receipts and payments basis.

How to keep books of account

By NICVA 17 Feb 2022 Denise Copeland

This tutorial video will help you to understand the basic rules and principles for good financial management in your organisation.

Introduction to the Big Give webinar

By NICVA 8 Feb 2022 Jocelyn Horton

Sahil Shah, Partnerships Manager gave an overview of The Big Give, the UK's number 1 match funding platform specialising in connecting charities, philanthropists and the public to make a greater impact through the power of match funding.

Online donations financial best practice - resources and recording

By NICVA 7 Feb 2022 Sandra Bailie

As part of the #DigitalFundraising series in December 2021 Tony Clarke delivered a session on financial best practice with online donations. This resource summarises the key points and includes the recording of the webinar.

Cashless Donations from Supported Giving

By NICVA 27 Jan 2022 Jocelyn Horton

Hosted by Jonathan Muggleton, Delivery & Operations Manager and Charlotte Barnard, Customer Success Executive from Supported Giving gave an overview of cashless donation solutions such as Text -to-donate and QR codes.

“Online Marketing is the new normal: What charities can learn and do” webinar

By NICVA 26 Jan 2022 Jocelyn Horton

As part of the #DigitalFundraising Webinar Series, Ciaran Connolly, CEO at ProfileTree, a Belfast-based content marketing company, hosted the “Online Marketing is the new normal: What charities can learn and do” webinar.

Cashless Giving with the Fundraising Regulator - summary and recording

By NICVA 5 Jan 2022 Sandra Bailie

On 7 December 2021 we hosted a webinar with Paul Winyard and Joanne McDowell from the Fundraising Regulator as part of the #digitalfundraising series.

Building Digital Capacity in fundraising - key points

By NICVA 5 Jan 2022 Sandra Bailie

On 6 December 2021 we hosted a discussion with Kevin McCaughan, a freelance fundraiser, on building digital capacity in fundraising as part of the #digitalfundraising series.

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