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Fundraising Alternatives Part 3: A focus on Online Fundraising

20 May 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFundraising, Funding

The third in a series of articles looking at different ways to fundraise. This month Deirdre Murphy, Fundraising Advice Officer at NICVA looks at Online Fundraising as an opportunity to raise funds.

CutsWatchNI: Last chance to take part in cuts survey

18 May 2015Lisa McElherron Policy & Public AffairsCutsWatchNI, Funding

Help us gather information for the Junior Ministers on how the cuts are affecting your voluntary and community organisation.

Assembly to debate cuts to voluntary and community sector

5 May 2015Lisa McElherron Policy & Public AffairsCutsWatchNI, Funding

On the 18th May the NI Assembly will debate the recent cuts to the voluntary and community sector. We are encouraging all voluntary and community organisations to contact MLAs and ask them to support this important motion.

Preserving heritage and understanding the past

28 Apr 2015Nick Garbutt Funding, Environment

Scope meets Paul Mullan, head of the Heritage Lottery Fund in Northern Ireland. 

Junior Ministers appointed to work with NICVA on sector cuts

23 Apr 2015Seamus McAleavey Policy & Public AffairsCutsWatchNI, Funding

The last few weeks has seen a range of departments deliver cuts to voluntary and community groups. Many of the cuts delivered are unfair and hugely disproportionate. Many staff in organisations have now been made compulsorily redundant.

Northern Ireland Executive to Discuss Sector Cuts

14 Apr 2015Elizabeth Hendron Policy & Public AffairsCutsWatchNI, Funding

A NICVA delegation has held productive meetings with the First and deputy First Ministers. Both Ministers agreed to urgent meetings at NICVA’s request and carried them out separately because of diary commitments.

Over 450 job losses for the sector #CutsWatchNI

2 Apr 2015Elizabeth Hendron Policy & Public AffairsCutsWatchNI, Funding

NICVA is warning that at least 450 jobs are likely to be lost in the next few weeks from voluntary and community organisations right across Northern Ireland as government cuts are announced.

#CutsWatchNI: the results are coming in

1 Apr 2015Bob Harper Policy & Public AffairsCutsWatchNI, Funding

An updated summary of the responses to our #CutsWatchNI survey.

Great GrantTracker Offer: 13 months for the price of 12

30 Mar 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

Now more than ever charities and voluntary groups are having to look for new sources of funding.  GrantTracker can help you do this.

Fundraising Alternatives Part 2: A focus on Direct Marketing

23 Mar 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

The second in a series of articles looking at different ways to fundraise. This month Deirdre Murphy, Fundraising Advice Officer at NICVA looks at Direct Marketing as an opportunity to raise funds.