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.

The National Lottery Community Fund reflects on the last 18 months and the future

15 Oct 2021Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFundraising, Covid-19

Northern Ireland Director Kate Beggs shares her reflections on the last 18 months as well as their plans to continue to support communities over the next year. 

Virtually Normal – the future of fundraising

5 Oct 2021Jocelyn Horton FundraisingFundraising, digital, virtual fundraising

Cashless transactions were a feature of daily life before COVID, but 2020 forced many charities to offer supporters alternative donation methods.  

Running for Sunshine

30 Sep 2021Denise Copeland CommunicationsFundraising

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

Individual Giving recording

20 Sep 2021Sandra Bailie FundraisingWebinar Recordings, Fundraising, Individual Giving

On 16 September 2021 Pebblebeach delivered a webinar on Individual Giving. Below is a recording of this webinar in case you missed attending.

New rules for society lotteries

18 Aug 2021Denise Copeland Fundraising Regulation, Governance and Charity Advice, policy and public affiarsFundraising Regulation in NI, Fundraising

Charities and other societies will be allowed to sell their lottery tickets online from the 7 September 2021.

Autumn 2021 training calendar

22 Jun 2021Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, Communications, MediaConnectTraining, Governance, Fundraising

NICVA has a wide range of training on offer for staff, volunteers and board members in the voluntary and community sector. The new dates for the Autumn are now online.

Stewardship and Tax Effective fundraising webinar recording

28 May 2021Sandra Bailie FundraisingWebinar Recordings, Fundraising, Gift Aid, Accelerator Programme

On 26 May Deborah McWhirter delivered a webinar on Stewardship and Tax Effective Fundraising as part of our CFNI Accelerator programme funded by The Department for Communities. 

Big Gift Fundraising Recording

12 May 2021Sandra Bailie FundraisingWebinar Recordings, Fundraising, Accelerator Programme

Paul Artherton delivered a session on Big Gift Fundraising as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme on 12 May. The recording of the session, some key learning points and resources are included in this article.

Minister Hargey provides more opportunities for local voluntary groups and clubs to raise vital funds

29 Apr 2021Shauna O'Neill Fundraising, Governance and Charity Advice, Policy & Public AffairsFundraising

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey is changing legislation to enable local voluntary groups and clubs to raise vital funds by selling tickets online.

Digital Fundraising CFNI recording

1 Mar 2021Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, Fundraising, CommunicationsAccelerator Programme, Webinar Recordings, digital, Fundraising

This webinar on Digital Fundraising was part of the CFNI Accelerator programme and delivered by professional fundraisers: Nadine Campbell, Matthew Allen and Rosie Forsythe.