Partnership using DfE emergency charity coronavirus funding announced

5 June, 2020 - 16:24


Barnardos is to launch a new charity partnership to support vulnerable children and young people who are at risk due to COVID-19.

The partnership will be funded using £7 million of the emergency charity sector money...

Survey reveals perceptions of grant givers

28 May, 2020 - 17:17

The Grant Givers’ Movement (GGM) has published results from its Sector Pulse Survey.

The survey aims to find:

  • How those...

Emergency government funding: apply now or risk missing out

22 May, 2020 - 16:54


The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) today opened the £200 million emergency fund to support charities and community groups during the coronavirus pandemic.

You can read the guidance on who is eligible and how to...

£150 million additional emergency charity funding released

21 May, 2020 - 16:45

The government has released an additional £150 million to support charities during the pandemic.

Oliver Dowden MP, Minister for Culture, Media and Sport announced that the additional funding would come from dormant bank and building...

Government’s new Coronavirus Community Support Fund opening for applications on Friday 22nd May

21 May, 2020 - 12:42

The Government's new Coronavirus Community Support Fund will open for applications on Friday 22nd May at 10am. £200million of funding will be available primarily for small to medium organisations in England, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund.

Further details, including...

COVID-19 emergency funding update

20 May, 2020 - 15:47


More information has been made available on how the government’s £750 million package of support for the charity sector is being distributed, as well as how organisations can apply for it.

  • £370 million has been...

Charity Commission focuses on misuse of restricted funds during pandemic

13 May, 2020 - 17:49


The Charity Commission has published new guidance to examiners urging them to be vigilant for...

DFID announces "last resort" relief for aid suppliers

5 May, 2020 - 16:24

Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, Secretary of State for International Development has written to organisations delivering aid on behalf of the department to tell them that they could be paid in advance in order to meet ongoing costs.

In the...

VCSE sector's contribution to economy "undervalued"

4 May, 2020 - 17:37

Pro Bono Economics (PBE) has published a new report that explores the VCSE sector’s contribution to the UK’s economy.


Government publishes more details on emergency funding for sector

4 May, 2020 - 17:05

The government has published further information on how its £750 million package of support will be divided amongst the charity sector.

The funding was announced last month and includes and allocation of £360 million that will be...