Over 87,000 volunteers are involved with and support the work of the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland.
'Civil Society activity meets fundamental human wants and needs, and provides an expression for hopes and aspirations. It reaches parts of our lives and souls that are beyond the state and business. It takes much of what we care about most in our private lives and gives it shape and structure, helping us to amplify care, compassion and hope.’
Click here to download Making Good Society, the final report of the Carnegie Commission of Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society.