80% of Charities Fear Closure as Pandemic Causes Collapse in Funding

Posted on 2 Oct 2020 Last updated on 23 Nov 2020
CEO of The Wheel, Deirdre Garvey, with the organisation's Budget 2021 submission.

Irish charities say they are struggling to survive as funding remains uncertain during the Covid-19 pandemic.

A new survey, conducted by The Wheel, found that 82% of charities expressed concern about whether they will have sufficient funds to provide their services in 2021 (Irish Examiner, 2 October 2020).

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