In numbers


Small charities


Total annual income of small charities


Total annual expenditure of small charities

Key Findings

  • 5% of small charities work in the Wales, the second smallest regional proportion in England and Wales.
  • Small charities in the Wales receive 4% of overall annual income, the second lowest regional share in England and Wales.
  • 87% of small charities working in Wales have an income of under £100k.
  • 2% of the value of COVID-19 grants have been distributed to small charities in Wales.

Number of small charities by cause

Number of small charities by income size

Number of small charities by beneficiary type

Voluntary sector funding


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Further reading

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