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

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Some of Our Work

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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Democracy in Northern Ireland must become more people-centred & Civil Society must play central role

Our current political vacuum is not a coincidence of unfortunate circumstances, it is the culmination of a longer term pattern of concentrating power in a few hands and an underlying assumption that this is a requirement for the peace process to work.

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Social Innovation Looking back, looking forward

It’s been a real privilege to lead the Trust’s social innovation work over the past five years. At times I’ve felt like a child in a sweet shop – loads of different choices, a decent chunk of money to spend, and hugely supportive colleagues and Directors to boot. But it’s been challenging too, and it certainly didn’t start that way.  

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