Fundraising Regulation in NI

Consultation on draft code of practice affecting Societies Lotteries

7 Feb 2022Denise Copeland Fundraising Regulation, Policy & Public AffairsFundraising Regulation in NI, consultation

The Department for Communities is undertaking a consultation on the introduction of a Code of Practice for gambling operators which includes any voluntary organisation running a Societies Lottery.  

NICVA's response to the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Amendment) Bill

29 Oct 2021Denise Copeland Policy & Public Affairs, Governance and Charity Advice, Fundraising RegulationFundraising, Fundraising Regulation in NI

Further to the introduction of this Bill to the Assembly in September, the Committee for Communities has launched its ‘call for evidence’ and seeks your views. The closing date has been extended to 26 November 2021. 

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.

Fundraising in this new context: webinar recording and resources

1 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie Funding and Fundraising (COVID19), Fundraising, Fundraising Regulation, Training and Skills DevelopmentAccelerator Programme, Fundraising, 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.

Charity street collections can resume

9 Jul 2020Denise Copeland Funding and Fundraising (COVID19), Fundraising RegulationFundraising Regulation in NI

The PSNI has announced that street collections can recommence if collectors use a suitable object to adhere to the one metre social distancing rule. 

The Fundraising Regulator wants to hear your views

4 Oct 2018Sandra Bailie Fundraising RegulationFundraising Regulation in NI

The Fundraising Regulator (FR) held a information and consultation event in NICVA to talk about the changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice and to hear the views of voluntary and community organisations in NI.

Northern Ireland, the Fundraising Regulator and the Code of Fundraising Practice...

2 Aug 2018Lynn Kennedy Fundraising RegulationFundraising Regulation in NI

Since 2017 all fundraising in NI has come under the remit of the Fundraising Regulator and its Code of Fundraising Practice. This article looks at what this means in practice.


1 Jul 2013Denise Copeland Governance and Charity Advice, FundraisingGovernance Advice Notes, Fundraising, Fundraising Regulation in NI

This advice will help your committee/board when they are thinking about running a lottery, and will help it adhere to Principle 3 of the Code of Good Governance.