Accelerator Programme

NICVA is working with The Community Foundation for NI and Department for Communities to deliver the Accelerator Programme, to improve the skills and confidence of people in our sector and strengthen organisations at this critical time. Here you can access our webinar recordings on a variety of topics along with all the resources mentioned during the webinars.

You can also sign up for our upcoming webinars here.

Using LinkedIn to Connect Recording

17 Feb 2021Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, CommunicationsAccelerator Programme, Webinar Recordings, Social Media

Camilla Long from Bespoke Communications delivered a session on Using LinkedIn to connect on 11 February as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme funded by The Department for Communities.

Starting a Social Enterprise resources

15 Feb 2021Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentAccelerator Programme, Social Enterprise

Amanda Johnston from Social Enterprise NI (SENI) along with 3 social enterprises delivered a session on Starting a social enterprise as part of the CFNI programme funded by Department for Communities. 

Social Media for fundraising recording

11 Feb 2021Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentAccelerator Programme, Social Media, Fundraising, Webinar Recordings

Louise Brogan from Social Bee delivered a session on using social media for fundraising as part of the CFNI Accelerator programme, funded by Department for Communities.

Accelerator Programme empowers voluntary sector

29 Jan 2021Shauna O'Neill Training and Skills DevelopmentAccelerator Programme

Margaret Connolly from Monkstown Village Initiatives explains how she has benefited from the new skills and relationships she gained through taking part in the Accelerator programme.

Podcast: Capacity building in the Third sector

29 Jan 2021Shauna O'Neill Training and Skills DevelopmentAccelerator Programme

Siofra Healy, Director of Philanthropy at the Community Foundation for NI and Sandra Bailie, Head of Organisational Development at NICVA discuss the capacity programme and the need for more of similar programmes to grow capacity in the sector.

Preparing to Tender - webinar recording and resources

7 Dec 2020Shauna O'Neill Fundraising, Training and Skills DevelopmentAccelerator Programme, Fundraising, Webinar Recordings

On 3 December Úna McKernan from NICVA delivered a webinar on Preparing to Tender as part of the CFNI Accelerator programme funded by Department for Communities (DfC). 

Developing corporate partnerships - recording and resources

11 Nov 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, FundraisingFundraising, Training, Webinar Recordings, Accelerator Programme

On 11 November we hosted a webinar as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme funded by Department for Communities on Developing Corporate Partnerships. This was delivered by Hilary Hanberry from Business in the Community with guest speakers.

Information Governance and Cyber Security resources and recording

26 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, ICTcyber security, GDPR, Webinar Recordings, Accelerator Programme

On 15 October, Get Safe Online Global 24, NICVA hosted an Information Governance and Cyber Security webinar as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme.

Success in funding applications(CFNI) webinar resources

14 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie FundraisingAccelerator Programme, Funding, Fundraising, Webinar Recordings

On 14 October Lynn Kennedy from NICVA delivered a webinar on Success in Funding Applications as part of the CFNI Accelerator programme funded by Department for Communities (DfC). 

Identifying and managing risk (CFNI) webinar recording

8 Oct 2020Denise Copeland Governance (COVID19), Running your Organisation (COVID19)Accelerator Programme, risk assessment, COVID19 (Coronavirus), Webinar Recordings

If you missed our webinar on Identifying and Managing Risk on 7 October 2020 you can watch it now via the link below.