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.

Success in funding applications(CFNI) webinar resources

14 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie FundraisingAccelerator Programme, Funding, 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 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.

The Accelerator Programme with CFNI and NICVA

2 Sep 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, Fundraising, Governance and Charity AdviceAccelerator Programme, Webinar Recordings, Governance, Fundraising, Social Media

Between September 2020 and May 2021, NICVA worked with The Community Foundation for NI and Department for Communities to deliver the Accelerator Programme. 

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.  

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.

Clothworkers' Emergency Capital Programme

2 Apr 2020Sandra Bailie Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Funding, Fundraising, grants

The Clothworkers' Foundation is designating £300,000 to provide small and medium charities responding to the COVID 19 outbreak with capital grants of up to £5,000 each.

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

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?