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.

COVID-19 Charities Fund - FAQs

15 Dec 2020Lynn Kennedy COVID-19 Charities Fund Advice, COVID19 Updates, Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)COVID-19 Charities Fund, Fundraising

NICVA's constantly updated resource giving the answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the COVID-19 Charities Fund.

Preparing to Tender - webinar recording and resources

7 Dec 2020Shauna O'Neill Fundraising, Training and Skills DevelopmentFundraising, Webinar Recordings

On 3 December Úna McKernan from NICVA delivered a webinar on Preparing to Tender as part of the CFNI Accelerator programme funded by Department for Communities (DfC). 

Online fundraising events webinar (Skills Match) resources and recording

4 Dec 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentFundraising, skills development, Webinar Recordings

Online events webinar with guest speakers from Graham Group,Cancer Focus NI and Volunteer Now was held on 1 Dec as part of Skills Match. 

Developing corporate partnerships - recording and resources

11 Nov 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, FundraisingFundraising, Training, Webinar Recordings, Accelerator Programme

On 11 November we hosted a webinar as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme funded by Department for Communities on Developing Corporate Partnerships. This was delivered by Hilary Hanberry from Business in the Community with guest speakers.

Success in funding applications(CFNI) webinar resources and recording

14 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie FundraisingFunding, Fundraising, Webinar Recordings

On 14 October Lynn Kennedy from NICVA delivered a webinar on Success in Funding Applications as part of the CFNI Accelerator programme funded by Department for Communities (DfC). 

Fundraising in this new context: webinar recording and resources

1 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie Funding and Fundraising (COVID19), Fundraising, Fundraising Regulation, Training and Skills DevelopmentFundraising, Fundraising Regulation in NI, Webinar Recordings

On 30 September NICVA facilitated a 'Fundraising in this new context' webinar as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme funded by the Department for Communities.

The Accelerator Programme with CFNI and NICVA

2 Sep 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, Fundraising, Governance and Charity AdviceGovernance, Fundraising, skills, compliance

NICVA is delighted to be working with The Community Foundation for NI and DfC to deliver the Accelerator Programme, to improve the skills and confidence of people in our sector and strengthen organisations at this critical time.

Door-to-door collections may resume

28 Aug 2020Denise Copeland Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Fundraising

The PSNI has announced that it will recommence accepting applications for door-to-door collections provided that a suitable and sufficient risk assessment is carried out.  

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.