In numbers


Small charities


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This cause includes charities advancing sports or games that promote physical or mental health. Specifically, this includes any amateur sports activities in the community.

Key Findings

  • 16% of small charities in England and Wales are sports clubs, the sixth most common cause.
  • 16% of charities working as sports clubs are based in the South East, followed by 13% in the South West and 12% in the East of England.
  • 89% of small charities working for this cause have an income of £100k or under.

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