Over 90% charities faced ‘negative impact’ of Covid, Commission research finds

From Civil Society

More than 90% of charities were negatively affected by the coronavirus crisis, according to research conducted by the Charity Commission.

Six in 10 of the charities surveyed saw their income fall as a result of Covid-19, while 57% were forced to cancel events or planned work.

Charities are also worried about the ongoing financial impact of the pandemic, with 62% saying that they “anticipate a threat to their charity’s financial viability” during the next year.

The findings are based on polling of 1,966 charities which was conducted in July and August this year. The data was released last week 

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