It is undoubtable that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector. From lockdowns, health and safety concerns, rising levels of demand and ongoing change and uncertainty, the pandemic transformed much of organisational life.

This report tells the story of what happened during the pandemic within the VCSE sector.

The findings are based on 18 months of research, featuring 14 waves of a barometer survey, four waves of a panel survey and over 300 in-depth interviews. Combined together, these different data sets provide a clear and consistent picture of what the sector was facing, its key impacts and lessons learnt about the way the sector was affected and how it responded. This report captures these experiences and lessons.

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