Snapshots of the sector: contracts

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Wyld, Grace; Yeowell, Nathan; Collinge, Tom
New Philanthropy Capital
Date of publication
7 March 2019
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Education and Skills
Social welfare
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In this guidance the NPC find that 2 in 3 charities delivering public sector contracts subsidise those contracts with other income.

Of respondents who deliver public sector contracts (143 in total), about 2 in 3 (64%) said they have to use other sources of income such as money from fundraising, in order to deliver these contracts. And a further 57% report have to turn down contracts because the operational risk was too high.

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