In numbers


Small charities


Total annual income of small charities


Total annual expenditure of small charities

This cause includes animal sanctuaries, provision of veterinary care and charities concerned with the welfare and prevention of cruelty of animals.

Key Findings

  • 3% of small charities in England and Wales work with animals, the fifteenth most common cause.
  • 19% of charities working for this cause are based in the South East, followed by 14% in the South West and 12% in London.
  • 78% of small charities working for this cause have an income of £100k or under.

Trading and Enterprise

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Main challenges facing small charities

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