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Cost of Giving Crisis

Support for charities

Our latest research reveals the alarming extent of the crisis facing our sector this winter.

With costs climbing, funding falling and demand increasing, this is not just a cost of living crisis. For charities, this is a Cost of Giving Crisis.

85% of charities we spoke to in a recent survey said this winter will be as tough – or even tougher (54%) – than it was last year. If our sector doesn’t get the support it urgently needs, 1 in 5 charities could be forced to close until things improve, leaving people and communities at risk.

At NCVO we’re working hard to raise awareness of this crisis and ensure charities get the support they need. We also have a range of support for you this winter, including our online resources, guidance, helpdesk, webinars and training courses.

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Charities need urgent support this winter

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