Our vision is of a strong, independent and innovative Community, Voluntary and Social Enterprise Sector in Northern Ireland.

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Inspiring Impact is a UK wide initiative that aims to change the way the voluntary and community sector thinks about impact and to make high quality impact practice the norm for charities and social enterprises by 2022.

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Independence of Voluntary and Community Sector must be Preserved

The Building Change Trust was established by the Big Lottery Fund in 2008 to support the Northern Ireland Voluntary and Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector and explore the challenges of a rapidly changing environment.

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The Trust at the World Forum for Democracy - Part 2

Earlier this month the Trust organised a delegation to go to the World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg. Joining us was NICVA's Andrea Thornbury. Here's what she made of it all...

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Trust Looking into the Health of Democracy in NI - As part of our work in Creative Space for Civic Thinking, the Trust has done a number of projects and pieces of work. We’re now happy to announce another research project we hope will expand the definition of democracy here in Northern Ireland.

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