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.

Finding Solutions

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.

#MakeOurFutureFair Campaign

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!

6 Dec 2019Bob Harper ICTTechnology, Campaigning, Web

NICVA is supporting the 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.