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.

Could Awards play a key supporting role in your fundraising?

8 Jun 2016Lynn Kennedy FundraisingFundraising, Funding

In this article, Lynn Kennedy, Fundraising Advice Officer at NICVA, looks at whether Awards might have a real place in an organisation's fundraising strategy.

Aviva Community Fund

3 Jun 2016Sandra Bailie FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

NICVA is extremely happy to be partnering with Aviva to help promote the Aviva Community Fund.

Developing a fundraising strategy

19 Apr 2016Sandra Bailie FundraisingFundraising, strategy, Funding, grants, planning, management

Successful fundraising starts with a fundraising strategy which should identify what resources will be required in order to reach a fundraising goal. A fundraising strategy isn't just about raising money, it helps you to meet your other charitable aims.

Gambling review update 2016

22 Feb 2016Denise Copeland Governance and Charity AdviceGovernance, Policy, Charity Regulation, Fundraising

In 2011, the Department for Social Development launched a public consultation on the Future Regulation of Gambling in Northern Ireland.

NICVA staff fundraise for Sunshine Foundation Romania

10 Feb 2016Denise Copeland undefinedFundraising

For the last 13 years NICVA staff and their friends have entered relay teams into the Belfast City Marathon to raise money for Sunshine Foundation Romania.

Men’s Action Network finds funding using GrantTracker

26 Oct 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

Men’s Action Network, the local charity supporting and promoting the Health and Well-being of men in the North West of Ireland has sourced funding to support their work, using the valuable online funding resource www.grant-tracker.org

CAUSE finds funding using GrantTracker

19 Oct 2015Deirdre Murphy FundraisingFunding, Fundraising

CAUSE, a unique peer-led regional charity offering services to families, partners and friends across Northern Ireland caring for a loved one who has experienced serious mental illness has sourced funding, using www.grant-tracker.org

State of the Sector Survey Goes Live

14 Oct 2015Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Charitable giving, Employment, Funding, Fundraising, Sector Issues

NICVA has launched its 7th State of the Sector survey. The survey has been circulated to nearly 4,500 voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations and we need to hear from you. 

Goodwill Gifts goes from strength to strength

12 Oct 2015Sandra Bailie undefinedmembership, support, Training, networks, Fundraising, Governance

Goodwill Gifts is a voluntary group that organises events and activities to increase inclusion of Asian and ethnic minority groups in the Omagh and Enniskillen area.