In numbers

49,264

Small charities

£3,323,764,786

Total annual income of small charities

£3,505,040,547

Total annual expenditure of small charities

This cause includes charities working towards the general benefit of their community or locality. It also includes grant-making charities across a range of charitable purposes.

Key Findings

  • 30% of small charities in England and Wales work with general purposes, the second most common cause.
  • 20% of charities working for this cause are based in London, followed by 16% in the South East and 12% in the South West.
  • 83% of small charities working for this cause have an income of £100k or under.
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Financial stability and sustainability

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Main challenges facing small charities

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