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Member News

Studyseed CIC - After-School Classes
26 August 2020

Our Autumn Term will run from Monday 7 September until Thursday 22 October. This term, we will be running classes over four days a week instead of three. After each class, there will be a fifteen-minute window to allow for cleaning to take place before the next class begins, so that's why our times look a little different this term compared to what you're used to seeing in our timetables! 

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Engage and ARK launch market-leading recruitment partnership
24 August 2020

Northern Ireland’s leading third sector recruitment agency Engage Executive Talent has partnered with ARK Consultancy to create a radically new and unique talent recruitment service for Northern Ireland’s housing associations.  Engage Executive Talent is the recruitment arm of CO3, the membership body for third sector leaders in Northern Ireland, and has to date helped more than 80 third and public sector organisations recruit chief executives, senior management team members, board chairs, trustees, and interim executives. ARK is a specialist housing consultancy providing strategic support,

Minister highlights importance of £7M fund to support Social Enterprises
18 August 2020

Communities Minister Carál Ní Chuilín has said the £7m Covid Social Enterprise Fund recognises the important role that Social Enterprises play both as an economic driver and a platform for social change.

Resurgam remember Freeman Ivan Davis OBE as they choose their official charity of the year for 2020 / 21
10 August 2020

The Board, Staff and Volunteers of The Resurgam Trust are pleased to announce that Friends of the Cancer Centre will be their nominated Charity for 2020 / 21. Resurgam will now use many of their key events throughout the coming months and organise a few new socially distanced events, due to Covid- 19, to help raise funds for their chosen charity.   

Community Foundation NI - Techies in Residence open for applications!
10 August 2020

We believe that digital technology holds huge potential to help the VCSE sector develop new innovative solutions to address community challenges and issues. This has become even more evident in light of the outbreak of COVID 19 with many organisations grappling with the shift to digital working – and how best to respond to it.