In numbers


Small charities


Total annual income of small charities


Total annual expenditure of small charities

Key Findings

  • 12% of small charities work in the South West, the third largest regional proportion in England and Wales.
  • Small charities in the South West receive 10% of overall annual income, the third highest regional share in England and Wales.
  • 86% of small charities working in the South West have an income of under £100k.
  • 8% of the value of COVID-19 grants have been distributed to small charities in the South West.

Number of small charities by cause

Number of small charities by income size

Number of small charities by beneficiary type

Voluntary sector funding


Public services and small charities

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Workforce and Volunteers

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Further reading

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