June 17, 2020

Small Charity Week 2020

Small Charity Week is focused on celebrating and raising awareness of the essential work of small charities and the contribution they make to the lives of millions of individuals, communities and causes across the UK and around the world. This year’s Small Charity Week runs from 15 – 20 June 2020. Covid-19 means that this year, celebrations of Small Charity …

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May 6, 2020

Welsh Government Grants for Small Charities in Wales

Today, the Welsh Government has announced that thousands of small charities within the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors will receive a £10,000 business support grant to help them respond to challenges posed by Coronavirus. This is a new £26 million package that will support an additional 2,600 properties with a rateable value of £12,000 or below.  Including:•    charity run shops•   …

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April 17, 2020

Welsh Government Economic Resilience Fund Open for Applications

Applications can now be made for the second phase of the Welsh Government’s Economic Resilience Fund, worth £200m. The fund will provide additional financial support during the coronavirus pandemic and will help organisations to manage cash flow pressures. It will help to address gaps not met by schemes already announced by the UK Government, Welsh Government and Development Bank of …

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April 7, 2020

Welsh Government Funds to Support Third Sector Organisations During COVID-19 Crisis

The Welsh Government will provide new funding for voluntary organisations, both at the forefront of the Coronavirus support efforts, and for the many that will be hit financially by the crisis. Welsh Government have announced two new funding streams available to charities, community groups and social enterprises in Wales. Charities and voluntary organisations in Wales are facing challenging and uncertain …

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February 3, 2014

Gagging Bill – Say One Thing and Do Another

On 22nd January, the Tory and Lib Dem government’s anti-charity bill, known as the Gagging Bill, was back in the Commons for votes on key amendments made by the House of Lords to safeguard the work of charities and to clean up politics. Before the vote, Cardiff Central Lib Dem MP Jenny Willott took to Twitter and said “I support almost all the …

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