In numbers

20,436

Small charities

£1,868,576,052

Total annual income of small charities

£1,909,216,085

Total annual expenditure of small charities

This cause includes charities supporting people with disabilities, ill-health or other disadvantage. It also includes charities who provide accommodation, specialist advice or services.

Key Findings

  • 14% of small charities in England and Wales work with disabilities, the eighth most common cause.
  • 19% of charities working for this cause are based in London, followed by 16% in the South East and 11% in the South West and East of England respectively.
  • 77% of small charities working for this cause have an income of £100k or under.
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