Fundraising

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.

New & Updated COVID-19 Grant Schemes from local Councils

24 Apr 2020Lynn Kennedy COVID19 UpdatesFundraising

This continually updated article details what funds are available for local organisations tackling the impact of COVID-19 on residents within each NI Council area

Crowdfunder 100% free for organisations during the crisis

7 Apr 2020Sandra Bailie Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)crowdfunding, Fundraising

Crowdfunding is a way of raising money through the collective effort of family, friends, customers, individual investors and the public at large.

Clothworkers' Emergency Capital Programme

2 Apr 2020Sandra Bailie Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Funding, Fundraising, grants

The Clothworkers' Foundation is designating £300,000 to provide small and medium charities responding to the COVID 19 outbreak with capital grants of up to £5,000 each.

Fundraising advice and resources COVID-19

27 Mar 2020Sandra Bailie Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Funding, Fundraising

A list of useful guidance, resources and links to websites to help you during this difficult time

PSNI suspends permits for street collections

20 Mar 2020Denise Copeland FundraisingFundraising, fundraising regulation

In light of COVID-19, the PSNI has made the decision to temporarily suspend issuing any permits or licences for street and house-to-house charity collections in line with the Government’s guidance on social distancing.

Ambitious partnerships

9 Mar 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentpartnerships, Training, Fundraising, business

Business in The Community held a Charity and Business Partnership event on 27 February 2020. Jonathan Andrews from Remarkable Partnerships was the speaker and gave us lots of tips on how to develop ambitious partnerships with business.

Faith-based engagement training sessions - early 2020

23 Jan 2020Lynda Gould Faith based engagementFaith Based Engagement, Training, skills development, trustees, cyber security, Fundraising, Social Media

The Department for Communities currently funds a Faith Based Engagement Strand under the Regional Infrastructure Support Programme (RISP) which provides direct support to faith based organisations through a range of seminars and training sessions.

Look to NICVA to meet your training needs

23 Jul 2019Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, Governance, Fundraising, skills, courses, accreditation

September is approaching, we are thinking about “back to school” - are you thinking about your own learning and development needs in the next few months?

Marathon fever hits NICVA

2 May 2019Denise Copeland FundraisingFundraising

This Sunday, two relay teams from NICVA (and friends) will be pounding the streets of Belfast in an effort to raise funds for Sunshine Foundation Romania.  

JustGiving drops platform fees for UK charities

26 Mar 2019Shauna O'Neill Communications, FundraisingFundraising

JustGiving, the online giving platform, is removing fees from all fundraising campaigns and charitable donations in the UK from today (26 March 2019).