Covid-19: Support for Charities

If you are a third sector organisation under financial pressure, please read the following information:

If your business or third sector organisation is liked to to coastal areas, please read the following information:

If your charity wishes to help the government tackle COVID-19, please read the following information:

  • Businesses, third sector or voluntary organisations who wish to offer support should email the Scottish Government at with details such as your organisation’s key contact and their role, what you are offering and how it might be best applied, how quickly your support could be available and whether you are offering this as a donation or a chargeable service.

If your charity works in developing countries, please read the following information:

  • A £200 million investment by the UK Government has been made to support UK charities and international organisations reduce mass infections in developing countries, where healthcare systems are not robust enough to combat the spread of COVID-19.
  • £65 million of this will go directly to the World Health Organization.
  • This investment increases the UK’s contribution to global aid to £744 million, making us one of the biggest donors to the international fight against coronavirus.
Published by Sarah Russell on behalf East Lothian Conservative and Unionist Association, 4 Church Street, Haddington EH41 3EX