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DSC Policy Update - week commencing 29 March 2021

In last week’s policy update I mentioned the National Audit Office’s report on the government’s £750 million funding package. Our director of Research and Policy, Jay Kennedy, has written this blog ‘NAO shines a light on £750m funding package for charities’ which, if you haven’t already, you should read for a well – rounded summary…
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FundsOnline - DSC Policy Update - week commencing 29 March 2021

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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FundsOnline - DSC Policy Update - week commencing 22 March 2021

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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FundsOnline - DSC policy update - week commencing 8 March 2021
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