The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the charitable sector


This report from UK think tank Demos looks at the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the UK charity sector.

This report with New Philanthropy Capital finds that the Covid-19 crisis will decimate the charity sector in the UK unless the Government takes urgent action. We are calling on the Government to immediately announce a new short-term emergency funding package, offering targeted support to charities most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Major fundraising windfalls experienced by some charities – mostly supporting the NHS – obscure the dire situation faced by many others, which have been forced to cut back services despite rising demand, pause or cancel lifesaving research programmes, and make sweeping redundancies among their skilled staff.

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