GM Social Value Network
"I talk to people from lots of voluntary sector organisations and my impression is that things are getting even more critical. There is just not enough money to go around and there is huge competition, increasing demand, underfunded contracts, siphoning of money to very large VCSE organisations and increasing numbers of VCSE organisations trying to fill the gaps left by cuts in statutory services. Even outstandingly good VCSE organisations who tick all the right boxes and used to be able to count on a high level of success in securing grant funding are struggling. Many organisations are trying to find alternative sources of funding through private donations but we all know how difficult it is to develop it to a large scale. There are only so many high value donors to go round..."
Click on the link to read more of Nigel Rose's blog 'Show me the Money' https://www.manchestercommunitycentral.org/show-me-money