In numbers


Small charities


Total annual income of small charities


Total annual expenditure of small charities

This cause includes charities that support the conservation of the environment, sustainable development or a particular geographical area. It also includes promotion of recycling and conservation of particular species.

Key Findings

  • 11% of small charities in England and Wales work with the environment, the tenth most common cause.
  • 18% of charities working for this cause are based in the South East, followed by 14% in the South West and London respectively.
  • 85% of small charities working for this cause have an income of £100k or under.

Number of small charities by region

Number of small charities by income size

Number of small charities by beneficiary type


Public services and small charities

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Small charities and digital technology

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