NICVA’s Policy and Public Affairs Quarterly Update
1 Aug 2022Dr. Helena Mc Elhinney Policy & Public AffairsPolicy and Public Affairs, Research
Below is a summary of the most recent activities of NICVA's Policy and Public Affairs team from April-June 2022.
Top 10 Results from NICVA’s Annual Individual Charitable Giving Survey 2022
13 Apr 2022Dr. Helena Mc Elhinney Policy & Public AffairsResearch
NICVA commissions an annual survey into charitable giving in Northern Ireland. The Individual Giving Survey 2022 was undertaken in January 2022. Participants were a fully representative sample (n=1,013) of the NI adult (16+) population.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast seek minority ethnic & migrant community representatives to join focus groups
4 Feb 2022Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsResearch, Ethnic Minorities
Researchers at Queen's University Belfast will be holding a series of online focus groups for staff and representatives of community organisations as part of a project on the experiences of education among minority ethnic groups in NI.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast seek minority ethnic & migrant community representatives to join advisory group
4 Nov 2021Déarbhla Sloan Policy & Public AffairsResearch, Ethnic Minorities
Researchers from QUB are seeking representatives from community organisations that work with ethnic minority & migrant communities to join the advisory group for a new study on the experiences of education among minority ethnic groups.
Case Study - The Parent Rooms
15 Jul 2021Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorMental Health, Research, Policy and Public Affairs, Public Benefit
The Parent Rooms is a perinatal mental health charity based in Northern Ireland supporting parents and their families through the provision of peer support, wellness education and awareness raising.
Case Study - Young at Art
14 Jul 2021Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorThe Arts, Public Benefit, Research, Policy and Public Affairs
Young at Art is one of Northern Ireland's leading children's arts not-for-profit companies and home of the Belfast Children's Festival and Young at Art Events.
Economy, transport and travel
7 Jul 2021Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorTransport, travel, Economy, Policy and Public Affairs, Research, Public Benefit
The voluntary, community & social enterprise sector provides huge benefit to NI society, encouraging growth in social capital and the economy. Also, through community transport, the sector helps reduce the isolation felt by many.
Sports, Arts and Culture
7 Jul 2021Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorPolicy and Public Affairs, Public Benefit, Research, sports, The Arts, culture
Sports, arts and culture are intrinsic to how people feel about themselves and their place within society. Connecting past to present or providing goals for the future, these activities can enrich, improve and inspire communities.
7 Jul 2021Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorEducation, Research, Public Benefit, Policy and Public Affairs
Education is not confined to the classroom. Learning and teaching starts at birth and can continue throughout our lives. 60% of NICVA members provide education, skills, and learning opportunities to people of all ages throughout our society.
7 Jul 2021Déarbhla Sloan Value of the SectorEnvironment, Public Benefit, Research
The work of VCSE organisations is vital in helping to ensure the protection of our natural environment with more than 1 in 10 members delivering services that promote a healthy natural environment through 5,000+ volunteer hours per year.