State of the Sector

The definitive resource on the size, scope and finances of the Northern Ireland Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector 

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Sector Forecast Survey Preliminary Findings Released

17 Jun 2016Rachel Shannon RISP, ResearchResearch, State of the Sector

Earlier this year NICVA launched their Sector Forecast Survey which explored organisations outlook for 2016. This article presents some preliminary findings from the research. 

Individual Giving in Northern Ireland 2015

11 Feb 2016Rachel Shannon ResearchSector Issues, Charitable giving, State of the Sector

NICVA's latest research into charitable giving in Northern Ireland examined who donated to charity, how much they gave and the causes they supported. This year's Survey also examined participation in social media fundraising campaigns. 

NICVA Launches 2016 Sector Forecast Survey

7 Jan 2016Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Sector Issues, Viewfinder (Research), Politics

NICVA has launched their 2016 Sector Forecast Survey. The Survey was sent to over 4,000 organisations and this is your opportunity to tell us about what you think 2016 holds for your organisation. 

Launch of 2014 Workforce Survey Top Line Findings

16 Dec 2015Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Salaries, Salary Survey, Employing People, HR

The 2014 Workforce Survey is NICVA's fifth such study in the series. The study explores salaries, recruitment, pensions, benefits and retention in the voluntary and community sector workforce. 

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. 

Coming Soon- State of the Sector VII Online Survey

10 Sep 2015Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Economy, Training

NICVA is undertaking its next research in to the State of the Sector. This online survey, NICVA’s 7th in this area, will go live in October and we need to hear from you. 

Top Ten Findings State of the Sector 6

4 Apr 2012Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Charitable giving, Employment, Funding, Fundraising, Sector Issues, Volunteering

State of the Sector VI provides high level statistics on the various types of resources available to the sector and the relationship between voluntary and community organisations, government, funders and the general public.

State of the Sector VI

1 Apr 2012Andrea Thornbury ResearchState of the Sector

State of the Sector VI provides a comprehensive picture of the scale and scope of the economic activities of the Northern Ireland voluntary and community sector.

State of the Sector V

1 Feb 2009Andrea Thornbury ResearchState of the Sector

State of the Sector V assesses how the voluntary and community sector is funded, how many people it employs and how many volunteers are involved with organisations.

State of the Sector IV

1 Nov 2005Andrea Thornbury ResearchState of the Sector

The State of the Sector IV research adds to the already broad and in-depth knowledge of the sector by examining many of the key issues currently affecting and shaping it.