Charities are playing a vital role in the national effort to tackle Coronavirus. Yesterday the Chancellor announced a £750 million package of support to ensure charities can meet the increased demand as a result of Coronavirus, as well as continuing their day to day activities to support those in need.
£360 million will be directly allocated to key charities providing important services during this crisis. It will be allocated by Government departments and includes up to £200 million for hospices and support for victims charities and vulnerable children charities.
£370 million for small to medium sized charities will be distributed through a grand from the National Lottery Community Fund, ensuring funding gets to the heart of local communities.