English charities receive share of £200m government funding amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

English charities receive share of £200m government funding amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has announced that, through the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, 8,250 small and medium charities across England have been given a share of £200m in order to ensure that they can continue their work amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

According to the Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden: ‘Charities are there when we need them the most, and this emergency funding has kept their doors open during the biggest crisis for a generation. Our £200 million Coronavirus Community Support Fund has reached thousands of worthy causes in communities across the country, ensuring they can be there for millions of vulnerable people and families.’

Source: Coronavirus Community Support Fund awarded to 8,250 charities

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