Social Enterprise

Support for social innovation

6 Dec 2016Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentSocial innovation, Training, skills, Social Enterprise

NICVA has been working with Social Innovation NI to deliver 8 workshops throughout Northern Ireland  to introduce people to social innovation and the support that is available through The Social Innovation NI Programme.

Social economy key to economically vibrant and self-sustaining communities

24 Sep 2015Una McKernan Fundraising, CommunicationsFunding, Social Enterprise

Developing economically vibrant and self-sustaining communities through social economy enterprises is at the heart of an innovative plan the Housing Executive launched today.

Sector Matters Celebrate Four Years in Business

4 Nov 2013Sector MattersSocial Enterprise

November 2013 marks Sector Matters fourth year as Northern Ireland’s first social economy business providing high quality human resources, finance and strategic planning services and support.

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17 May 2013Andrea Thornbury ResearchEconomy, Funding, Social Enterprise, Viewfinder (Research)

This viewfinder survey focuses on current economic conditions, funding cuts, organisational income, funding and social enterprise activity.

First ILM social enterprise programme in Northern Ireland

12 Apr 2013Roisin Kelly Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, Social Enterprise

NICVA started delivery of the first ILM social enterprise programme in Northern Ireland this month, when 14 people from a range of organisations joined the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Social Enterprise Support.

Social Enterprise Training

28 Mar 2013Roisin Kelly Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, Social Enterprise

Have you thought about setting up a social enterprise? Have you heard people talking about the social economy and wondered ‘what is that?’ If you have, then NICVA’s training in social enterprise support might be for you.

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14 Jun 2012Andrea Thornbury ResearchEconomy, Funding, Social Enterprise, Training, Viewfinder (Research)

This viewfinder survey focuses on the current economic environment and competition, the impact of public sector cuts, sources of income in the sector, training provision, social enterprises, staffing and volunteers.