In numbers


Small charities


Total annual income of small charities


Total annual expenditure of small charities

This cause includes charities supporting the armed forces, police, fire and rescue services or ambulance services.

Key Findings

  • 1% of small charities in England and Wales work with armed forces and emergency services, the least common cause.
  • 25% of charities working for this cause are based in the South East, followed by 16% in the South West and 14% in London respectively.
  • 70% of small charities working for this cause have an income of £100k or under.

Main sources of income for small charities

What are the main sources of income for small charities? How do charities fundraise?

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Public services and small charities

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