On this page you will find a collection of resources and information offering support to voluntary organisations relevant to the challenges raised by the cost of living crisis.

We will keep adding to the resources and advice in this section as the situation develops. To help you we have listed the information under the following headings –

Policy, research and commentary

Funding and fundraising

Energy and property issues

  • The Government has announced an extension to its Energy Price Guarantee, which was due to be scaled back from April – Energy bill help to continue until end of June
  • UK Government have a collection of household energy saving tips – Energy saving tips to save money
  • UK government announces plans to help businesses and voluntary organisations with energy bills. Though this will be reduced from April 2023 – Energy Bill relief scheme
  • The UK Government announced an Energy Price Guarantee which will mean that the energy prices will be frozen at £2,500 for the average household until April 2023. This will be in addition to the previously announced £400 support per household. Support will be targeted at a smaller number of households following this
  • DTA Wales delivers the Energy Action Group (EAG) service which can provide competitive quotes in order to save your community owned asset or enterprise significant money

Financial management

Governance and decision making


Other sources of help

  • Warm Wales have put together a guide to help navigate the financial support that is available to individuals during this time – Cost of living support
  • Chartered Institute of Fundraising have brought together relevant research, guidance and advice to help voluntary organisations keep generating income during this time – Chartered Institute of Fundraising
  • The Directory for Social Change have created a page drawing together a selection of their resources to support voluntary organisations – DSC cost of living hub
  • The Charity Excellence framework have launched #surviveandthrive as their response to the cost of living crisis, offering a range of resources and grant funding information – Charity Excellence
  • ACEVO are gathering links to reports, surveys and important data to support civil society leaders to better understand the impact of the crisis on their organisations, stakeholders and the sector at large – AVECO cost of living page
  • New Philanthropy Capital have created a guide with information on the impact of the cost of living crisis and how charities can adapt – NPC confronting the cost of living crisis
  • Cranfield Trust have a telephone advice service to help charities troubleshoot and get answers to pressing management questions – Cranfield Trust On Call
  • Welsh Government advice on the support available to individuals – Get help with the cost of living