The Covid-19 crisis and charities Contents



1 Introduction

2 The impact of Covid-19 on charities and voluntary organisations

Financial implications

The role of philanthropy and charitable giving

Increased demand for services

The consequences of these pressures

3 The Government’s support for charities

Challenges for charities in accessing Government support for businesses

A dedicated package of support for charities

Concerns about the level of support available

Concerns about eligibility and how to apply

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 6 May 2020