We will ensure that action is taken to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the voluntary sector
The voluntary sector in Scotland has been at the heart of the response to the Coronavirus crisis, delivering essential services efficiently and flexibly. Despite this the sector is under pressure. COVID-19 has put enormous strain on sector finances and for many, increasing demand on services.
We are working with voluntary organisations, government, parliament, and other bodies understand the impact of the crisis on the sector both now and in the future.
We also produce research on coronavirus and its impact on the Scottish Voluntary Sector.
This evidence to the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee is an example of how we are using the sector’s experiences during Covid to push for long term sustainable changes to the sector’s operating environment:
Kirsten Hogg leads our policy work in this area. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org