Spring Covid-19 Booster Programme - How sector organisations can help

9 May 2023Geoff Nuttall Policy & Public AffairsCovid-19

On 9th May, NICVA hosted an information and Q&A session with the Public Health Agency on the spring Covid-19 vaccine booster programme and how community & voluntary organisations can encourage take up

FAQ for Covid Recovery Programme 2022

10 Jan 2022Sandra Bailie FundraisingFundraising, Covid-19

This article lists frequently asked questions (FAQ) on the Covid Recovery Programme 2022 and will be updated on a regular basis.

DfC: Covid Recovery Programme for Organisations 2022

20 Dec 2021Funding and Fundraising (COVID19), Fundraising, COVID19 UpdatesCovid Recovery, Covid-19, COVID-19 Charities Fund

The Department for Communities (DfC) launch Covid Recovery Programme for Organisations to reduce or remove operating deficits, which have arisen in the 2021/22 financial year because of the pandemic.

The National Lottery Community Fund reflects on the last 18 months and the future

15 Oct 2021Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFundraising, Covid-19

Northern Ireland Director Kate Beggs shares her reflections on the last 18 months as well as their plans to continue to support communities over the next year. 

WPG Feminist Recovery Plan Relaunch - One Year On

14 Jun 2021Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsCovid-19, Covid 19 Response, feminist recovery plan

The Women’s Policy Group Northern Ireland are re-launching the WPG COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan on Wednesday 28th July 2021 from 10am-12pm via Zoom. 

Working from home tax relief: Tax year 2021-2022

22 Apr 2021Eamonn McKee Employment and HR (COVID19)Finance, Covid-19

If you’re working from home, even if it’s not full-time, you can now make a tax relief claim of up to £125 for the new 2021-22 tax year.

Communities Minister announces release of £7.5 million to support charities

10 Mar 2021Shauna O'Neill COVID19 Updates, Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Covid-19, COVID-19 Charities Fund

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has announced the release of over £7.5 million of awards to support charities facing financial difficulty as a result of the pandemic.

Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

4 Mar 2021Eamonn McKee Employment and HR (COVID19), COVID19 UpdatesHR, Covid-19

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been extended until the end of September 2021.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extended to April 2021

17 Dec 2020Eamonn McKee Employment and HR (COVID19), COVID19 UpdatesHR, Covid-19

The government announced on 17 December that the furlough scheme will be extended until the end of April 2021

NICVA Conference “COVID-19: Taking Stock at the year end”

11 Dec 2020Déarbhla Sloan Advocacy & Government Engagement (COVID19)Covid-19, Covid 19 Response

On Wednesday 9th December, NICVA hosted a major webinar with Communities Minister Carál Ní Chulín and DfC Permanent Secretary Tracy Meharg who collectively took stock of the impacts and lessons from the Covid-19 crisis.