Helping philanthropists and charities through the cost of living crisis
The cost of living crisis is as big a crisis as covid, possibly bigger. More people will need the help charities provide, yet charities will find it harder to support them as inflation increases their own costs and erodes the value of reserves and pre-pledged donations.
We need the kind of mobilisation among funders that we saw at the start of the pandemic, yet right now we’re not seeing this. Now is not the time to watch and wait. Destitute people can’t wait. So for philanthropists, it’s time to get on and give.
Confronting the cost of living crisis: How funders can mobilise
We hope this guide helps you to understand the pressures facing people in poverty in Britain, and how to fund effectively to help charities adapt.Find out more
How MPs can work with charities during the cost-of-living crisis
This guide offers four recommendations for MPs to help charities best support people in your constituencies. Local and national charities working in your constituency can be a vital partner, providing frontline insights, up-to-date data and intelligence, and a reliable place to refer people who need urgent help.
How to talk to funders about the cost-of-living crisis
We should all be regularly talking to our existing funders and donors. People who already support your work are the ones most likely to carry on supporting you, so keeping them well informed and feeling valued is crucial. This blog provides advice on what to discuss with funders and donors during the cost-of-living crisis.Find out more
Listen to NPC discuss the cost of living crisis
How the cost of living is impacting the people charities serve
The cost of living crisis: Q&A with Disability Rights UK
By Dan White.
On 26 September 2022.
This is a question and answer piece with the charity Disability Rights UK. This is the third in a series of interviews which further explore the impact of the cost of living crisis on individuals and charities.
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