In numbers


Small charities


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This cause includes charities that are working to advance religion. It covers a range of activities including the provision of places of worship, raising awareness and understanding of religious beliefs and practices or carrying out missionary and outreach work.

Key Findings

  • 22% of small charities in England and Wales work with religion, the third most common cause.
  • 24% of charities working for this cause are based in London, followed by 15% in the South East and 11% in the East of England.
  • 72% of small charities working for this cause have an income of £100k or under.

The number of small charities

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