How was the government’s Covid-19 funding distributed to charities?

March 29, 2021 11:34 am

The National Audit Office has published findings of its investigation into government funding to charities during the Covid-19 pandemic. As of 19 February 2021, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport had disbursed £454 million of £494 million it made available.

The report looks at the how this money was made available via different streams, including the Coronavirus Community Support Fund and the £160 million that was ringfenced for government departments to distribute to charities operating within their sectors. It also details how much has been spent and what will happen to funds remaining undistributed or unspent by 31 March 2021.

You can read the summary and access the full report by clicking here.

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