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NAO shines a light on £750m funding package for charities

The National Audit Office (NAO) today released the report on its investigation of the government’s emergency funding package for the charity sector, which the Chancellor announced nearly a year ago on 8 April 2020. The 42-page document examines the Department for Culture Media and Sport’s (DCMS) distribution of the money, including how it delivered the package, how…
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DSC Policy Update - week commencing 22 March 2021

National Audit Office investigation into funding The National Audit Office have published the ‘Investigation into government funding to charities during the COVID – 19 pandemic’. The investigation found that: 92% of government funds had been distributed by February 2021 which means millions of pounds was still not distributed; the government reduced the money given to the…
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DSC policy update - week commencing 8 March 2021

Lack of support for charities from government Across the sector, charities are feeling angry and disappointed about the lack of support announced for charities in the 2021 Budget. The #NeverMoreNeeded campaign opened their reaction with: ‘This government has today made the deliberate choice not to listen to the collective voices of over 1000 civil society…
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New Fundraising Beginnings within a COVID Landscape

What if someone said to you a couple of years, or even 18 months, ago that in September 2020 you would be starting a new fundraising job and dividing your work time between camping out at your dining table and a deserted office suite? Probably most of us would have been incredulous or even laughed…
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How do companies support the community?

Delving into the world of company giving is no easy task. Since reforms to the Companies Act 2006 came into force, companies no longer have to report their charitable donations. This, combined with often inconsistent reporting practices, means it is very difficult to assess support given by companies in terms of cash giving alone. It’s…
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