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.

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%.  

Could/Should you apply for EU funding?

16 Nov 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding

Access Europe recommends a 7-step process that each organisation should follow to decide whether to apply to a specific EU fund.

Fundraising Alternatives Part 6: A Focus on EU Funding

16 Nov 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding

The sixth in a series of articles looking at different ways to raise funds. This month Deirdre Murphy, Fundraising Advice Officer at NICVA takes a look at the potential of EU Funding.

Men’s Action Network finds funding using GrantTracker

26 Oct 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

Men’s Action Network, the local charity supporting and promoting the Health and Well-being of men in the North West of Ireland has sourced funding to support their work, using the valuable online funding resource www.grant-tracker.org

CAUSE finds funding using GrantTracker

19 Oct 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

CAUSE, a unique peer-led regional charity offering services to families, partners and friends across Northern Ireland caring for a loved one who has experienced serious mental illness has sourced funding, using www.grant-tracker.org

Co-design for the new DHSS&PS Innovation Fund gets underway

15 Oct 2015Lisa McElherron Policy & Public AffairsFunding

DHSSPS is introducing a new Innovation Fund for voluntary and community organisations from 2016/17.

State of the Sector Survey Goes Live

14 Oct 2015Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Charitable giving, Employment, Funding, Fundraising, Sector Issues

NICVA has launched its 7th State of the Sector survey. The survey has been circulated to nearly 4,500 voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations and we need to hear from you. 

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