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Member News

Social Enterprise NI Joins with Enterprise NI and Chambers of Commerce to write to Executive Ministers Around Gaps in Covid 19 Grant Scheme
6 April 2020

Social Enterprise NI was delighted to Join with Enterprise NI and 10 Chamber of Commerce Organisations to write this morning to the Economy Minster Diane Dodds MLA, Finance Minister Conor Murphy MLA and Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey MLA about the Gaps in the Covid 19 Grant Scheme for Businesses. The Letter Sent is Below. 


Dear Minister


Gaps in the COVID-19 Grant Scheme


Bryson Launches Emergency Support
2 April 2020

Bryson Charitable Group has announced a £250,000 emergency support package designed to help the most vulnerable individuals during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The ‘Bryson Fund’ is initially assisting 3,000 people by providing emotional support, food and finance. It is being delivered by a dedicated team of 25 staff alongside an increasing number of volunteers.

School Fitness Programme Takes on Global Challenge to Keep Families Active
1 April 2020

Healthy Kidz launches Global Challenge to tackle inactivity at home

As schools close to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and parents take on their newfound responsibilities as teachers, a team of educators and sports coaches from Northern Ireland have launched a free initiative to promote physical activity at home.

Covid 19 Update from NICVA
1 April 2020

As many of you know, the DfC Minister, Deirdre Hargey, has established an Emergency Leadership Group to coordinate government and our sectors activity in this emergency. 

Social Enterprise NI Members Zoom Call 31/03/20
1 April 2020

Social Enterprise NI was delighted on Tuesday 31st March to host a Zoom Call for its members. We fully understand at this time of uncertainty in the country that we need to be there for our members. The call was well received by those who took part. We had 26 on the call and we also we were delighted to have some of our Corporate members on hand to offer our members Advice.