Overview of Covid relief funding

This section outlines the composition of funds included within this analysis, and shows hows they relate to each other and overlap.

Grants are included from 174 different grantmakers, most of whom publish data using the 360Giving Data Standard.

How many grants were made?

The data analysed in this report contains information on 66,000 grants made between March 2020 and October 2021.

These grants represent £2.4 billion in funding, from 174 different funders, including Government, Lottery distributors and charitable trusts and foundations.

The average (median) size of a grant made was £9,000, with grants going to 42,000 unique recipients.

About the funds

Note: figures are based on data published using the 360Giving Data Standard, or gathered from public data. The figures shown here may not match published figures from these funds, due to de-duplication and other differences in the data.