COVID-19 running your organisation

Funding and resources

  • For COVID-19 emergency and recovery grants, please see our funding opportunities page, which is updated regularly.   
  • Charity fraud in a pandemic, by the Fraud Advisory Panel, helps charities understand the additional fraud risks during coronavirus (and any other pandemics). The sheet was created in collaboration with Cancer Research UK, the Charity Commission, CFG, the National Cyber Security Centre, and the Small Charities Coalition.
  • UK Fundraising has a list of virtual fundraising tools to help your organisation adapt to losing traditional fundraising methods during COVID-19.  

Government-related updates specifically for the VCSE sector

  • The government has published updated guidelines for VCSE organisations and groups on volunteering during the pandemic. You can read a Voscur summary here.
  • The Office for Civil Society has issued guidance for VCSE organisations and groups on volunteering and volunteer management in the second lockdown.  
  • The government has created a webpage, COVID-19 guidance for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations, with a comprehensive list of trusted resources for the sector. It was issued by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and the Office for Civil Society. The webpage includes advice for VCSE sector employers and employees, funding sources, and volunteering information. 

Management support

  • Bates Wells have produced a webinar about legal issues you may need to consider for your organisation at this time. It's available on demand.

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