In numbers


Small charities


Total annual income of small charities


Total annual expenditure of small charities

Key Findings

  • 8% of small charities work in the West Midlands, the fifth smallest regional proportion in England and Wales.
  • Small charities in the West Midlands receive 7% of overall annual income, the joint fourth lowest regional share in England and Wales.
  • 85% of small charities working in the West Midlands have an income of under £100k.
  • 7% of the value of COVID-19 grants have been distributed to small charities in West Midlands.

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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Spending and assets

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Further reading

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