UK Covid relief and recovery grants: data analysis

This report, by 360Giving, uses data published by funders about the grants they made between March 2020 and October 2021 during the Coronavirus pandemic to understand how they and wider civil society responded during that time.

Explore the findings using the menu on this page or download the report [PDF 3MB].

You can view an overview of the findings, information on why we did the research and a description of the method used. The report looks at three main areas:

As well as the analysis presented here, you can dig into more detail using the appendices and 360Giving's other tools:

360Giving tools:

  • COVID-19 Grants Tracker. An interactive dashboard using data published by grantmakers
  • GrantNav. A search-engine for grants data. Explore and download in detail on where and how much funding goes across billions of pounds of grants.
  • 360Insights. A tool to combine and visualise 360Giving and charity data to understand funders better. You can explore funding across different areas – from grant dates to types of recipients.

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With thanks to 360Giving funders who have supported 360Giving and this work:

  • Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
  • National Lottery Community Fund
  • Indigo Trust
  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation
  • Tudor Trust
  • Pears Foundation

And to the over 200 funders that share their data in the 360Giving Data Standard