Latest Resources

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.

Smartphone technology can enhance donor experiences

By NICVA 22 Nov 2021 Jocelyn Horton

Smartphone technology can offer your supporters more than just an easy and convenient way to donate, it can enhance their experience and even help you cash in on their everyday transactions.

Digital Donations with Smartphones

By NICVA 22 Nov 2021 Jocelyn Horton

We explore how smartphones are transforming charitable donations.

Digital Donations - choices for the sector

By NICVA 22 Nov 2021 Jocelyn Horton

We explore the options available to charitable and voluntary organisations of all sizes to collect donations digitally.

Code of Good Governance 3rd Edition

By NICVA 9 Nov 2021 Denise Copeland

The 3rd Edition of the Code of Good Governance for voluntary and community organisations in Northern Ireland was launched in Trustees' Week by the Charity Commission on behalf of the Developing Governance Group.

Grounded Conversation revisited

By NICVA 22 Oct 2021 Lynda Gould

'Grounded' is an opportunity for practioners to share their thinking about the current challenges of engaging in community work that is shaped by faith.

Five resources for building cyber security in small charities

By NICVA 21 Oct 2021 Stephen Gray

The National Cyber Security Centre provide a broad range of advice and guidance to help organisations improve their cyber security. Here are five to build on your cyber security knowledge and practice.

Glossary of Digital Terms

By NICVA 5 Oct 2021 Jocelyn Horton

In many specialised areas, acronyms, initials and terminology will feature as is the case with the digital community. To help you understand, communicate and navigate this world, this glossary provides useful definitions related to Fundraising Articles

Individual Giving recording

By NICVA 20 Sep 2021 Sandra Bailie

On 16 September 2021 Pebblebeach delivered a webinar on Individual Giving. Below is a recording of this webinar in case you missed attending.

Reserves policy guidance

By NICVA 19 Jan 2021 Denise Copeland

A reserves policy helps trustees to justify holding appropriate levels of financial reserves to protect against future uncertainties. It is something which various stakeholders may be interested in viewing from time to time.

Results of NICVA Research on the Impact of Covid-19 on Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Organisations

By NICVA 7 Jan 2021

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic NICVA has been carrying out regular surveys to find out how NI Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations and their activities and services are being impacted. Read more about the findings here.

COVID-19 Charities Fund - FAQs

By NICVA 15 Dec 2020 Lynn Kennedy

NICVA's resource giving the answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the COVID-19 Charities Fund.

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).

Whistleblowing Policy

By NICVA 25 Sep 2020 Alex Hastings

This article outlines NICVA's policy on whistleblowing.

Your Questions to Government and Latest Answers

By NICVA 24 Apr 2020 Geoff Nuttall

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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.

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