In numbers


Small charities


Total annual income of small charities


Total annual expenditure of small charities

Key Findings

  • 18% of small charities work in the South East, the joint largest regional proportion, alongside London, in England and Wales.
  • Small charities in the South East receive 16% of overall annual income, the second highest regional share in England and Wales.
  • 82% of small charities working in the South East have an income of under £100k.
  • 7% of the value of COVID-19 grants have been distributed to small charities in the South East.

Voluntary sector funding


Grants and donations

How do small charities fundraise from the general public and elsewhere?

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Skills and Capabilities

What skills are small charities strongest in? Where do they need upskilling?

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Further reading

360 Giving Explore grantmaking data in your region

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