Funding

We provide access to regular, reliable and up-to-date funding information to help the sector, from resources to help your funding applications succeed, to GrantTracker our dedicated funding toolkit; a valuable resource for charities and communities.

£500,000 fund for Northern Ireland's historic buildings

16 Sep 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail DataFunding, Open Data

This week’s announcement that the Department for Communities has launched a £500,000 Historic Environment Fund that will help restore listed buildings is certainly welcome.

Voluntary community and social enterprise sector funding model consultation

5 Jul 2016Shauna O'Neill Policy & Public AffairsPolicy, Funding

Justice Minister Claire Sugden has published proposals to modernise the system used to award funding to third sector organisations delivering justice outcomes.

Support for NICVA members applying for Road Safety Grants

27 Jun 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail Data, Fundraising, MembershipFunding, Open Data, Open Data Portal, Members

Interested in applying to the grants scheme for community led road safety initiatives launched? Detail Data can provide NICVA members with information that could support their application. 

£100,000 grants scheme for community led road safety initiatives launched

16 Jun 2016Shauna O'Neill FundraisingFunding

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has launched the 2016/17 Road Safety Grant Scheme which offers individuals and community groups an opportunity to apply for funding of up to £10,000 to develop and deliver local road safety initiatives.

Could Awards play a key supporting role in your fundraising?

8 Jun 2016Lynn Kennedy FundraisingFundraising, Funding

In this article, Lynn Kennedy, Fundraising Advice Officer at NICVA, looks at whether Awards might have a real place in an organisation's fundraising strategy.

Aviva Community Fund

3 Jun 2016Sandra Bailie FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

NICVA is extremely happy to be partnering with Aviva to help promote the Aviva Community Fund.

Developing a fundraising strategy

19 Apr 2016Sandra Bailie FundraisingFundraising, strategy, Funding, grants, planning, management

Successful fundraising starts with a fundraising strategy which should identify what resources will be required in order to reach a fundraising goal. A fundraising strategy isn't just about raising money, it helps you to meet your other charitable aims.

Voluntary and community sector government funding at cliffs edge.

23 Feb 2016Lisa McElherron Funding, CutsWatchNI

Once again delays in government agreeing its budget has left parts of the voluntary and community sector on unsure financial ground.  

BIG Lottery Funding could be slashed by Government in Comprehensive Spending Review

21 Nov 2015Funding, CutsWatchNI

There are strong indications that John Whittingdale MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sports has proposed slashing BIG Lottery funding by as much as 40%.