Groups need to diversify their fundraising and ensure they have durable and reliable sources of income to take them into the future. By developing a fundraising mix groups can be more sustainable and reduce the risk of having too much funding concentrated in one source. We provide resources, training and guidance on how to develop your fundraising techniques and sources. Find out more on our Fundraising Hub.

Supporting our sector through the cost-of-living crisis

24 Oct 2022Sandra Bailie FundraisingGovernance, cost of living crisis, Fundraising, Lobbying, Policy and Public Affairs

In the midst of the cost-of-living crisis our communities need our sector more than ever before. However, voluntary and community organisations are facing unprecedented challenges. This article outlines the support that NICVA provides.

Guest Blog: The Chartered Institute of Fundraising in Northern Ireland

18 May 2022Jocelyn Horton Fundraisingprofessional, Fundraising

Paul Montgomery, Chair of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising Northern Ireland gives an overview of the work they do and how you can get involved.   

Charities and the cost-of-living crisis

14 Apr 2022Jocelyn Horton Fundraisingcost of living crisis, Fundraising

Being concerned about rising costs is something that many charities and voluntary organisations are potentially facing as inflation has climbed to historic levels. 

Guest Blog: Putting Volunteering at the Heart of Business

13 Apr 2022Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFundraising, Volunteering, corporate partnerships, Business in the Community

Lauren Cunningham, Community Engagement Manager at Business in the Community, discusses the role of businesses supporting the voluntary and community sector.

Guest Blog: Getting started with using ads on Facebook for fundraising

23 Mar 2022Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFundraising, digital, digital fundraising, Social Media

If you’re looking to try advertising on Facebook to recruit new donors, Tori Arthurs, Supporter Recruitment Manager at Friends of the Earth gives some pointers to get your project off the ground.

The Fundraising Regulator Strategy Consultation

22 Mar 2022Sandra Bailie Fundraising Regulationfundraising regulation, Fundraising, best practice

An invitation to respond to the consultation on the FR strategy and a reminder about information and guidance available on their website.

Guest Blog: Top Tips for Getting Started on Social Media

21 Mar 2022Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFundraising, marketing, digital, digital marketing, Social Media

Paige Ardrey, Social Media and Engagement Manager at Friends of the Earth gives us her top tips for getting started on social media.

BBC Children in Need announce £3m Youth Social Action Fund with the #iwill Fund

16 Mar 2022Jocelyn Horton Fundraisingfunder, Fundraising, funding schemes

BBC Children in Need's new partnership will deliver £3million to UK organisations embedding youth social action in their work. 

Remarkable Partnerships Blog

15 Mar 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentpartnerships, Fundraising, Training

This guest blog features Remarkable Partnerships which is a consultancy helping charities create major, long-term corporate partnerships.