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UK Government: The Community Ownership Fund launch updated prospectus

18 May 2022Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFunding, UK government, community ownership fund

The Community Ownership Fund is a £150 million, UK wide Fund helping community groups to protect, through community ownership, assets in their local area which are at risk of being lost. 

UK Government Host Information Webinar for Northern Ireland Applicants to Round 2 of the Levelling Up Fund

29 Apr 2022Kathy Maguire Policy & Public AffairsFunding, Policy and Public Affairs

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities recently hosted an Northern Ireland informational webinar on Round 2 of the Levelling Up Fund.

Time is running out to save critical services to help the most vulnerable

24 Feb 2022Suzanne Thompson Policy & Public AffairsFunding, Members

NICVA issued a statement today to reflect the concern that members have expressed regarding the continuation of critical services funded through the European Social Fund (ESF)

Budget 2022-2025: Update from the Finance Minister

23 Feb 2022Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsBudget 2022-2025, Budget, Funding, Sector Issues; Funding, Department of Finance

Following the recent collapse of the Northern Ireland Executive, Finance Minister, Conor Murphy joined NICVA members to provide an update on the future of the draft Budget 2022-2025 and possible funding implications.

Department for Communities launches a new £10million scheme

2 Feb 2022Suzanne Thompson Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Funding

The Covid Recovery Programme Employment & Skills Initiative will provide funding to support individuals and not-for-profit organisations.

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.