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Big Lottery Fund announce new NI Director

8 Jan 2019Shauna O'Neill Communications, FundraisingFunding

The Big Lottery Fund is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Beggs as the new Northern Ireland Director to lead on awarding National Lottery funding to support people and communities in Northern Ireland to thrive.

"GrantNet" Funding Conference Update

22 Sep 2017Lynn Kennedy FundraisingFunding

September 14th 2017 saw over 80 participants from over 70 VCSE organisations attend NICVA & RCN’s “GrantNet” Funding Conference to get a key funding skill under their belts, i.e. – making successful grant applications.

Funding Watch Survey shows budget uncertainty already hitting sector

13 Mar 2017Research, Policy & Public AffairsFunding

Last month we launched a ‘Funding Watch’ survey to assess how the current political uncertainty and lack of a budget for 17/18 was affecting organisations in the sector. 

Future Funding Watch – Calling for evidence from the sector

22 Feb 2017Policy & Public AffairsPolicy, Funding

Less than two years after NICVA’s 2015 Cutswatch campaign, we may be facing into yet another funding crisis for the community and voluntary sector. 

£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.