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Infrastructure Minister launches £100,000 grants scheme for community led road safety initiatives

22 Sep 2021Shauna O'Neill FundraisingFunding

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has launched the 2021/22 Road Safety (Safe Travel) Grant Scheme. Individuals and community groups can apply for funding of up to £10,000 to develop and deliver local road safety initiatives.

The Department for Communities’ ‘Developing Women in the Community’ programme is now open

15 Sep 2021Shauna O'Neill FundraisingFunding

This training and support programme aims to provide women with the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to become influencers and take on roles such as leadership and decision making in their communities.

Executive allocates additional Covid funding support

21 May 2021Shauna O'Neill COVID19 Updates, Policy & Public AffairsFunding

The Executive has agreed almost £220 million of Covid funding to support the social recovery from Covid. The health service, education, the arts, charities and sports organisations are among the beneficiaries.

NICVA Hosts Information Session on Delivery of the UK Community Renewal Fund in NI

21 May 2021Kathy Maguire Policy & Public Affairs, FundraisingFunding, Webinar Recordings

On the 17th May NICVA hosted an information session for voluntary and community sector organisations on the recently launched UK Community Renewal Fund and how delivery of the fund shall operate in Northern Ireland.

Launch of third call for applications to the NI European Social Fund (ESF) Programme 2014-2020

21 May 2021Shauna O'Neill Policy & Public Affairs, FundraisingFunding, ESF

The Department for the Economy is launching a new Call for funding for an initial 12 month period from April 2022. This will be the 3rd and final call for funding under the programme.

Dormant Accounts webinar resources and recording

17 May 2021Sandra Bailie FundraisingFunding, Webinar Recordings

On 13 May over 100 people attended our Dormant Accounts webinar with The National Lottery Community Fund to find out more about The Dormant Account fund.

First Dormant Accounts Fund NI grants awarded

20 Apr 2021Shauna O'Neill FundraisingFunding

A faith-based charity, an Irish language and cultural organisation and a theatre company are the first organisations to be awarded grants from The Dormant Accounts Fund NI.  

Communities Minister reopens Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector Covid Recovery Fund

18 Jan 2021Shauna O'Neill COVID19 Updates, Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Funding

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has today announced the opening of a second phase, worth £1m of the Voluntary, Community and Social Economy Sector (VCSE) Covid Recovery Fund.

Dormant Accounts Fund NI now open

11 Jan 2021Shauna O'Neill FundraisingFunding

The Dormant Accounts Fund NI is now open. This programme will support the VCSE sector in Northern Ireland to be more resilient and prepared for the future by funding activity that increases long term capacity and sustainability.

VCSE COVID Recovery Fund reopening for applications January 2021

8 Jan 2021Shauna O'Neill Funding and Fundraising (COVID19), COVID19 UpdatesFunding

The Department for Communities are reopening the Voluntary, Community and Social Economy (VCSE) COVID Recovery Fund for applications on 18 January 2021.