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.

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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 whole...

Read more on the WCVA blog