Suzanne Thompson

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Statement from NICVA Chair on the passing of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II (Article)

A statement by Olwen Lyner, Chair, NICVA

NICVA scoops IiP Gold Award for the 4th time! (Article)

NICVA Staff and Executive Committee are once again delighted to have retained Investors in People Gold for the fourth time.  NICVA was first recognised as Investors in People in 2005 and has held Gold-level accreditation since 2012.

Organisations encouraged to plan bids to the second round of the UK Government Levelling Up Fund (Article)

The UK Government has announced the second round of the Levelling Up Fund and has published a refreshed prospectus, inviting bids from all eligible organisations from Northern Ireland and across the UK

iCommunity Engagement Meetings Series: Digital Connectedness & Inclusion (Event)

Part of the iCommunity introductory engagement meetings- joint project between NICVA and The Wheel our sister organisation in the Republic of Ireland. A themed consultation and discussion online event with Community and Voluntary sector stakeholders across the island. Remote working is a disruptive innovation accelerated by the pandemic.

iCommunity Engagement Meetings: Exploring rural connectivity and other issues of rural regeneration and sustainability (Event)

Part of the iCommunity introductory engagement meetings- joint project between NICVA and The Wheel our sister organisation in the Republic of Ireland. A themed consultation and discussion online event with Community and Voluntary sector stakeholders across the island. Remote working is a disruptive innovation accelerated by the pandemic, how can rural communities' meet the challenge of digital inclusion and benefit from remote working opportunities? What other supports and protections are needed to address rural out-migration, transport issues, and changes in traditional local livelihoods?

iCommunity Engagement Meetings: Recovery From The Covid 19 Pandemic (Event)

Part of the iCommunity introductory engagement meetings- A themed consultation and discussion online event with Community and Voluntary sector stakeholders across the island. Making a just recovery from the Covid-19? How can priority community issues such as mental health (particularly for young people) and the deepening societal and global inequality highlighted by the pandemic be given the attention they need as the public discourse moves on?

Non-functioning Northern Ireland Executive has negative impact on our daily lives.  (Article)

With the absence of a functioning Executive, we are in a further period of damaging inertia.  Important decisions legally cannot now be made- the most obvious the finalising of a three-year budget 

Time is running out to save critical services to help the most vulnerable (Article)

NICVA issued a statement today to reflect the concern that members have expressed regarding the continuation of critical services funded through the European Social Fund (ESF)

Department for Communities launches a new £10million scheme (Article)

The Covid Recovery Programme Employment & Skills Initiative will provide funding to support individuals and not-for-profit organisations.