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.

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).

Useful resources from the Fundraising Regulation Seminar

14 Jun 2018Sandra Bailie Fundraising Regulationfundraising regulation, Fundraising, GDPR

There was a full house in NICVA for the fundraising regulation seminar on 12 June with Stephen Dunmore CEO of the Fundraising Regulator.

Practical GDPR guidance from Fundraising Regulator and IOF

26 Feb 2018Sandra Bailie Fundraising RegulationGDPR, Data protection, guidance, Fundraising, regulation, ICO

NICVA welcomes the joint guidance on GDPR released by Institute of Fundraising (IoF) and the Fundraising Regulator (FR) and reviewed and co-badged by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Guest post: What’s next for fundraising regulation in Northern Ireland?

10 Jan 2018Guest Author Fundraising RegulationFundraising, regulation, update, board member

This is the second in a series of blogs as the Fundraising Regulator develops its work with charities and the public in Northern Ireland. In this one Gerald Oppenheim, Head of Policy and Communications gives us an update on what's next.