75% of charities are expecting higher demand next year, while 83% are forecastig income decline.
Pro Bono Economics, a charity that specialises in research on the social sector, has now warned that we are heading towards a ‘charity crunch’:
“The fallout we see today in terms of isolation and mental ill health is expected to continue. Then there are backlogs to tackle, while economic consequences worsen. At a time when resources are diminished, it all adds up to charity crunch where need outweighs the sector’s ability to meet it next year.” – Matt Whittaker, CEO of Pro Bono Economics.
Read ‘Respond, recover, reset: the voluntary sector and COVID-19’.