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.

The British Deaf Association (NI) finds funding using GrantTracker

7 Oct 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

Regional charity The British Deaf Association (Northern Ireland) has sourced funding to provide an accredited training course for Deaf Sign Language Users, using the valuable online funding resource www.grant-tracker.org  

South Eastern Regional College finds funding using GrantTracker

2 Oct 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

South Eastern Regional College has sourced over £183,000 to deliver a radio programme, using the valuable online funding resource www.grant-tracker.org

YMCA North Down finds funding using GrantTracker

2 Oct 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFundraising, Funding

YMCA North Down delivers a range of personal and social education programmes to people of all ages across North Down and Ards.  The voluntary organisation uses the valuable online funding resource www.grant-tracker.org 

Belfast Activity Centre finds funding using GrantTracker

2 Oct 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

Belfast Activity Centre, a leader in providing personal and social development programmes to young people has sourced funding to deliver their new programme Challenge to Change, using www.grant-tracker.org  

Social economy key to economically vibrant and self-sustaining communities

24 Sep 2015Una McKernan Fundraising, CommunicationsFunding, Social Enterprise

Developing economically vibrant and self-sustaining communities through social economy enterprises is at the heart of an innovative plan the Housing Executive launched today.

Every Lidl helps: helping charities can be super marketing for businesses

2 Sep 2015Ryan Miller Sector Issues, Funding

Following the announcement of a new Lidl scheme to fund community groups across Northern Ireland, Scope asks whether partnerships between the voluntary and private sectors are a world of untapped potential.

DHSSPS Health and Social Care Revenue Grant Scheme

21 Aug 2015Seamus McAleavey Funding

An update on the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) revenue grant scheme.

GrantTracker users find funding success

13 Aug 2015Sandra Bailie FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

In June NICVA surveyed all GrantTracker subscribers to ask them what they thought of GrantTracker, what funding they had sourced through GrantTracker, the impact of GrantTracker and any suggestions they had for improvements.

Crisis Fund: can a little go a very long way?

31 Jul 2015Ryan Miller Health, Mental Health, Sector Issues, Community Relations, Funding

Earlier this year OFMdFM released a small amount of funds to help vulnerable ethnic-minority migrants in crisis. Scope speaks with fund administrators the Red Cross about its success.

Community and Voluntary Sector: Funding Cuts Debate

20 May 2015Jenny McEneaney Policy & Public AffairsCutsWatchNI, Policy, Funding

On Monday 18th May, UUP MLAs Robin Swann, Roy Beggs and Sandra Overend tabled a motion calling for the Assembly to recognise the important work of the voluntary and community sector and the impact of the cuts.