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Harnessing the lessons of the pandemic
CO3 Members Survey October 2020
CO3 Leadership Awards 2020
Attracting the Top Housing Talent with ARK Engage

Harnessing the lessons of the pandemic to strengthen public and third sector collaboration

Harnessing the lessons of the pandemic to strengthen public and third sector collaboration

COVID-19: CO3 Members Survey October 2020

Understanding the impact Covid-19 is having on the third sector six months on

CO3 Leadership Awards 2020

Join us as we celebrate the great work of the third sector

Attracting the Top Housing Talent with ARK Engage

Taking place remotely. Wednesday 9th December at 1pm via Zoom
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Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:15

As the Covid pandemic has shown us, the complex challenges facing Northern Ireland cannot be addressed by any single organisation or any single sector.


In partnership with the Chartered Institute of Fundraising and with the support of Pro Bono Economics, CO3 designed and issued a follow-up s

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 19:00 to 22:30

The CO3 Leadership Awards recognises the talent, innovation and success of third sector leaders across a wide range of charities and social enterprises.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00

As Northern Ireland’s leading third sector recruitment agency, Engage Executive Talent has partnered with ARK Consultancy, the UK’s leading housing consultancy, to create a radically new and unique talent recruitment service for Northern Ireland’s housing associations.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 12:00 to 12:45


Change comes in many forms, and can affect every part of our lives. We can experience transitions in work and our relationships, as well as our personal lives. Sometimes we know a change will occur and sometimes change happens suddenly and unexpectedly. Many people spend a great deal of effort trying to avoid change, but the situation surrounding COVID-19 has meant we have had to adjust how we spend our day to day lives in order to save the lives of others.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00

Many organisations have inherited financial systems and management reporting tools that have not been reviewed in years, leaving the CEO, SMT and Board of Trustees with financial reports that they may not understand or are not fit for purpose in helping them to lead the organisatio

Appointed with the help of CO3's recruitment service, Engage, Northern Ireland National Director of Diabetes UK, Tina McCrossan was barely into post when Covid-19 hit in early 2020.  Here she tells CO3's members about how a focus on planning and communications kept her new team on point.  
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 13:00 to Friday, October 30, 2020 - 16:30

This two day interactive workshop strategically planned for October, for those of us who will be launching new strategic plans in April 2021, will support leaders to develop their strategic and operational planning processes to enable organisations to achieve their potential.

Interim Executive Training | Belfast
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, March 13, 2020 - 17:00
Connswater Homes | 5, Citylink Business Park, Albert St, Belfast BT12 4HQ

Interim Executive Training prepares individuals to work with a Third Sector organisation on a short term basis, helping organisations to either manage a gap in permanent leadership and/or to provide additional support to a Chief Executive and the Senior Management team in times of need.


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#CO3LeadershipAwards2020 - Thursday 3rd December 7pm-9.30pm

The CO3 Leadership Awards recognises the talent, innovation and success of third sector leaders across a wide range of charities and social enterprises.. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to postpone the original March date however we are delighted to announce the new date.

We have rescheduled our awards ceremony to Thursday 3rd December from 7pm. Join us for an evening of celebration as we announce the winners of our 13 award categories. 

Our virtual black-tie event will be filled with entertainment, providing a platform to recognise the amazing leadership of the sector.   We very much hope you can join us on what will be an extraordinary occasion.

Stay informed visit CO3 Leadership Awards 2020 events page or follow CO3  via TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn for the latest information.

We would like to thank The Leadership Awards 2020 Sponsors.  Without their continued support the awards would not be possible


CO3 COVID-19 Press Coverage Analysis April-May 2020

CO3's members faced their most difficult challenges to date brought by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

CO3 supported their members by providing a voice for the sector with local media and politicians at a time when it was needed most

View our video below to learn more.