Value of the Sector - Resource launch
23 Mar 2022Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorPolicy, impact, Health, Lobbying, Campaigning, The Arts
On 22 March NICVA launched the new 'Value of the Sector' resource. The information contained within the resource is a collection of research results and case studies collected from Voluntary & Community Sector organisations.
NI Assembly Election 2022: Guidance for non-party campaigners
15 Dec 2021Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsLobbying, Campaigning, Election 2022, The Electoral Commission, Election Guidance for Charities, Election guidance for non-party campaigners
The Electoral Commission guidance for non-party campaigners covers spending limits, donations, when you must register with the Commission, reporting requirements and key dates and events.
Case Study - Marie Curie NI
12 Oct 2021Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorCampaigning, Lobbying, Policy and Public Affairs
Providing frontline nursing and hospice care, Marie Curie is an end-of-life charity that offers a free support line and a wealth of information on all aspects of dying, death and bereavement.
7 Jul 2021Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorAdvocacy, Campaigning, Research, Public Benefit
Our sector has a long and successful record of helping policy-makers find solutions for a whole range of social needs.
Registering to Lobby? Information for the Voluntary, Community, and Social Enterprise Sector in Northern Ireland
17 May 2021Déarbhla Sloan Policy Impact HubLobbying, Campaigning, Policy, Policy and Public Affairs
Lobbying and campaigning is carried out by many within the VCSE Sector, as a way of informing and influencing public policies and legislation, so as to advance their charitable aims and benefit society.
Green Recovery Fund Campaign by RSPB
19 Feb 2021Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsCampaigning, Budget, Budget Asks
The RSPB have launched a campaign asking Finance Minister Conor Murphy to establish a Green Recovery Fund for Northern Ireland within the proposed budget.
11 Dec 2020Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsBill Of Rights, Campaigning, Lobbying, Make Our Future Fair campaign
NICVA are proud to support the #MakeOurFutureFair Campaign. Led by the Human Rights Consortium, the newly launched campaign calls for the delivery of a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland.
Policy Impact Hub case study: Save the Childcare Voucher Scheme
25 Sep 2020Déarbhla Sloan Policy Impact HubCampaigning, Lobbying, Sector Issues; Social Policy; Health; Education; Equality; Economy
This case study explains how the Save Childcare Vouchers campaign helped approximately 60,000 families across the UK access financial support with their childcare costs through the Childcare Voucher scheme prior to it being closed to new entrants.
Stop the sale of the .org registry! savedotorg.org
6 Dec 2019Bob Harper ICTTechnology, Campaigning, Web
NICVA is supporting the savedotorg.org campaign. Here's why.
Campaign Planner - Questions to consider when planning your campaign
19 Jul 2019Siobhan McAlister Policy & Public Affairs, Policy Impact HubCampaigning, Media
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.