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.

Viewfinder 12

14 Jun 2012Andrea Thornbury ResearchEconomy, Funding, Social Enterprise, Training, Viewfinder (Research)

This viewfinder survey focuses on the current economic environment and competition, the impact of public sector cuts, sources of income in the sector, training provision, social enterprises, staffing and volunteers.

Top Ten Findings State of the Sector 6

4 Apr 2012Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Charitable giving, Employment, Funding, Fundraising, Sector Issues, Volunteering

State of the Sector VI provides high level statistics on the various types of resources available to the sector and the relationship between voluntary and community organisations, government, funders and the general public.

Viewfinder 11

14 Mar 2012Andrea Thornbury ResearchFunding, Collaboration, Viewfinder (Research)

This viewfinder survey focuses on collaborative working and competition, the impact of public sector cuts and sources of income, as well as staffing and volunteers.

Viewfinder 10

20 Oct 2011Andrea Thornbury ResearchCollaboration, Funding, Viewfinder (Research)

This viewfinder survey focuses specifically on two key themes; collaborative working and the impact of public sector cuts on the voluntary and community sector.

The Impact of Recession on the Sector (2009)

10 Nov 2009Andrea Thornbury ResearchEconomy, Funding

This research provides a snapshot of the emerging impacts of the recession on the voluntary and community sector.

Viewfinder 6

1 Sep 2006Andrea Thornbury ResearchFunding, Governance, Viewfinder (Research)

This Viewfinder survey deals with issues as the summer marching season, the end of academic selection and training of board members.

Telling the Story of Peace II

1 Oct 2004Andrea Thornbury ResearchFunding

An assessment of the impact of PEACE II funding in Strabane, East Belfast and Cavan Special EU Programmes Body.

Viewfinder 1

1 Dec 2003Andrea Thornbury ResearchViewfinder (Research), Funding, Governance

Viewfinder 1 investigated the political situation in Northern Ireland, the possible introduction of Peace III, the level of engagement by business on committees and the level of preparedness of the sector for the introduction of the Euro.

Assessment of the Impact of Gap or Interim Funding

10 Jan 2003Andrea Thornbury ResearchFunding

An assessment of the impact of gap / interim funding on the sustainability of voluntary and community sector organisations.