1 Oct 2018
In this blog, Wales Civil Society Forum on Brexit Coordinator Charles Whitmore outlines the implications of the UK and Welsh Government’s announcements, and addresses the key challenges facing a post-Brexit civil society in Wales.
Charities perform an essential role helping to make a reality of
rights for people's everyday lives. They fight for and give effect
to human, equality or environmental rights. These organisations
cannot operate effectively without adequate funding. From 2014 to
2020 Wales received over £1.2 billion from European Structural and
Investment Fund (ESIF). That is
458% of the UK average per capita.
Despite this European funding in Wales,
WCVA's data hub shows that the income of Wales-based
charities per head of population is nearly half that of the UK as a
Read more on the WCVA blog