Supporting charities

Barclays' £100m COVID-19 Community Aid Package

Barclays is committed to helping its customers, clients, colleagues, and the wider community deal with the unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by COVID-19.

Through the Barclays £100m COVID-19 Community Aid Package, we’re partnering with charities around the world that are delivering vital support in the communities where we live and work. We’re also matching colleagues’ donations and active fundraising efforts to the charities of their choice that are delivering COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Apply to receive a £100,000 donation

UK charities were invited to apply to receive one of 50 donations of £100,000 to support people impacted by COVID-19. Eligibility criteria apply. Applications are now closed.

COVID-19 Community Aid Package: The story so far

To date, we’ve supported more than 290 charities around the world delivering COVID-19 relief efforts. Read about the impact that our charity partnerships are having in our newly published report. 

We hope that by partnering with charities, we can ensure that as many people as possible in the communities in which we live and work are supported through this crisis.

Nigel Higgins

Barclays Group Chairman

£100m committed to supporting COVID-19 relief
290+ charity partners around the world
£13m+ raised through colleagues' generosity and Barclays' matching programme
1,985 charities supported through colleague donations and fundraising

Giving charities the power to do more

Watch how some of our UK charity partners have been providing vital support during COVID-19, with help from Barclays.

COVID-19 Community Aid Package in action

We’ve partnered with trusted charities that are making a positive impact in our communities by supporting people hardest hit by the pandemic. Read about the difference their work is making. 


100x100 Programme in the UK

Through our 100x100 Programme, we invited UK charities to apply for one of 100 donations of £100,000 to support vital COVID-19 relief work in local communities. We were so inspired by the scale of the response that we expanded the programme to help more charities. So far, we’ve reached more than 180 charities across the UK to deliver vital support where it’s needed most. 

Our partnerships around the world

We’re partnering with charities around the world that are working to support vulnerable people and communities impacted by the pandemic. 

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