Read the latest news from the Covid-19 Support Fund here:
Donation dry spell forecast: 40% of UK charities expect a fall in donations
New research suggests charities could face a tough 2022 as demand for their services continues but funding falls away.
The research commissioned by the Covid-19 Support Fund, established by the insurance and long-term savings sector, suggests charities face further challenges over the next year and into 2022 with charitable giving by the public predicted to fall.Read more
Ground-breaking community programmes supporting people with disabilities to receive £5.58m funding boost
Two innovative programmes that give people with disabilities the opportunity to develop skills and lead change in their local communities have been given over £5m from the Covid-19 Support Fund. Leonard Cheshire and Mencap are the final recipients of donations from the Fund, established by the insurance and long-term savings industry last year to help those with the greatest need.Read more
Supporting communities and customers through Covid-19: Q&A with Claudio Gienal, CEO of AXA UK
As the Covid-19 Support Fund announced details of donations of over £7million to Rethink Mental Illness and Mind to support communities and people throughout the UK to face the mental health challenges arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, we sat down with Claudio Gienal, CEO of AXA UK to talk about AXAs support for the Covid-19 Support Fund, the impact of the sector initiative and how AXA have been working to support their customers and employees through the crisis.Read more