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.

Fundraising Regulator consults on The Code of Fundraising Practice

18 Sep 2023Sandra Bailie Fundraising RegulationFundraising, code of fundraising practice

On 14 September The Fundraising Regulator met with NICVA members to outline the support they provide and inform the sector about their current consultation of the Code of Fundraising Practice.

Free Online Introductory Fundraising Workshops for NICVA Members

7 Jun 2023Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFundraising

Throughout Autumn 2023, we will host a series of FREE workshops for NICVA members introducing a different fundraising topic or aspect of fundraising.

Building Support from Donors and Volunteer Fundraisers

23 May 2023Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFundraising, marketing, Network building

Glenn Oakes, Caboodle Fundraising, facilitated the Building Support from Donors and Volunteer Fundraisers training, as part of the Cost of Fundraising series, supported by the Department for Communities.

NICVA take on the marathon in aid of Sunshine Foundation Romania

28 Apr 2023Shauna O'Neill undefinedFundraising

This Sunday, staff and former staff from NICVA will be pounding the streets of Belfast in an effort to raise funds for Sunshine Foundation Romania.  

Support for Cost of Living Squeeze

15 Mar 2023Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentFundraising, GrantTracker, leadership, Training, ILM

NICVA is offering support to organisations facing the Cost of Living squeeze - Bursaries for a ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management and free one-year subscription to GrantTracker.

GrantTracker One-Year subscriptions - offer now closed

1 Mar 2023Sandra Bailie FundraisingGrantTracker, Fundraising, funding schemes

A free one-year GrantTracker subscription was available to organisations as part of our Cost Of Living Crisis response. We have reached our maximum number of free subscriptions for this offer so it is now closed.

Guest Blog: The Chartered Institute of Fundraising in Northern Ireland

10 Feb 2023Jocelyn 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.   

UK-wide funding confirmed to 2025 for the multi-sport grassroots facilities programme. Expression of Interests now invited

18 Jan 2023Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFundraising, sport, football, government investment

The Government has confirmed the allocation of a £230 million uplift to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland for investment in football facilities across the UK. The Irish Football Association invite EOIs for 2023/25

Highlights from 2022 from Organisational Development Team

13 Dec 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentorganisational development, Governance, Fundraising, Training

The Organisational Development Team has enjoyed serving our members and working with the wider sector in 2022. From the day to day information, advice, support and training to special initiatives we have adapted and developed to meet your needs.

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.