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Has the government ‘bailed out’ the charity sector?

on 23 June 2020 , 3 minute read

Our recent report shed some light on the government's £750m support package for charities. We highlighted where the money is being spent and which sub-funds are still open to applications but many questions about the government's approach still need answering.

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Behind the figures: What has been the impact of the coronavirus crisis on larger charities?

on 18 June 2020 , 4 minute read

NPC were recently asked by the Gatsby Foundation to look at what the impacts of the coronavirus crisis were on large service delivery charities. For some, the harsh effects are still a daily reality. Many others are worried about the oncoming fallout of this crisis.

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Where is the government’s £750m package for charities being spent?

on 17 June 2020

In April, the government announced a £750m support package for charities. This report breaks down where that money is being spent and which funds are still open to applications at the time of writing.

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How does the government view charities’ role in recovery?

on 19 May 2020 , 6 minute read

At our State of the Sector launch, Baroness Diana Barran, the Minister for Civil Society, introduced the government’s plan to work with charities as the country emerges from Covid-19. Our Policy Manager Tom Collinge unpacks the big talking points.

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State of the Sector 2020

on 18 May 2020

Our research captures our sector in the final few months of calm before the storm, offering insight into its strengths, weaknesses, challenges and risks, so that philanthropists, funders and policy makers can best support charities to help those who rely on them now more than ever.

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Interactive Covid-19 data for charities and funders

on 11 May 2020

Regularly updated and interactive data on the coronavirus crisis for charities and funders. We have built an interactive dashboard which shows the places most affected by Covid-19, and those that have underlying factors—such as age, health, ethnicity—which may put them at risk.

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The charity sector in a post-coronavirus world

By Rob Abercrombie
on 5 May 2020 , 4 minute read

The charity sector is good in a crisis but we now need to start thinking about how we want the future to look. Where are the opportunities for change?

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The future of charity

on 29 April 2020 , 7 minute read

The future will be determined by our appetite for real change and progress. Will we be cautious and shelter in our respective safe spaces? Or will we be bold, and take risks?

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Covid-19 data for charities and funders

on 24 April 2020

The current crisis poses many challenges to charities and funders. One of the most difficult challenges is determining which people and places need extra support. Data can show the places that are currently suffering the most from Covid-19, and those that have underlying risk factors.

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The lockdown exit strategy is crucial

on 20 April 2020 , 3 minute read

Getting out of the lockdown is a really complex task for policymakers. But it matters to all the rest of us too—those trying to run businesses or charities, or to local council leaders trying to rebuild their communities. Because we are all trying to guess what the government will do.

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A joint letter to philanthropists

on 30 March 2020

Sign our joint letter to philanthropists, originally printed in the Financial Times.

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State of the Sector 2020: The condition of charities before the COVID-19 crisis

on 24 March 2020

Early findings from State of the Sector 2020 providing a picture of the challenges charities were facing just before the Covid-19 crisis.

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