Charity leaders are set to address MPs next week over the increased demand on the sector amid the coronavirus crisis.
Charities will give evidence to MPs from the DCMS Committee remotely on 31 March to discuss the level of government support needed to ensure their survival as a result of pressures caused by the pandemic.
The National Lottery Community Fund has committed to granting £300m of lottery funding to charities working in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement published today, the organisation’s chief executive, Dawn Austwick said the fund’s ‘first priority’ is to support people and communities in the ‘best way’ it can.
The Charity Times Leadership Conference has been postponed until 5 October amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Over a quarter of charities fell victim to cyber attacks last year, new government research has revealed.
The National Emergencies Trust coronavirus appeal has raised £11m for charities working directly on the response to the pandemic in just one week.