In numbers

10,974

Small charities

£753,739,384

Total annual income of small charities

£761,383,774

Total annual expenditure of small charities

Key Findings

  • 7% of small charities work in Yorkshire and the Humber, the third smallest regional proportion in England and Wales.
  • Small charities in Yorkshire and the Humber receive 7% of overall annual income, the fourth lowest regional share in England and Wales.
  • 82% of small charities working in Yorkshire and the Humber have an income of under £100k.
  • 5% of the value of COVID-19 grants have been distributed to small charities in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Voluntary sector funding

Insights

Financial stability and sustainability

What are small charities’ main funding concerns? How stable are their finances?

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Insights

Skills and Capabilities

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

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Further reading

The Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland, Durham University ND Third Sector Trends Research Reports 

Third Sector Trends Research 2020 Third Sector Trends in Yorkshire and the Humber 2020 

Third Sector Trends Research 2020 Third Sector Trends Covid-19 Impact Survey

Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) 2016 Sheffield state of the voluntary and community sector 2016: A report on social and economic impact

Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) 2015 Rotherham state of the voluntary and community sector 2015: A report on social and economic impact.