On the register: amateur sports charities

Facts and figures from the Charity Commission's records. This week we look at amateur sports charities

Amateur sports charities include those that champion cycling
Amateur sports charities include those that champion cycling

31,550 charities are classed as amateur sports organisations on the Charity Commission's register

64 of these have incomes of more than £10m. These include Sustrans, which encourages cycling, walking and using public transport, and the Football Foundation

5,691 have annual incomes of between £1,001 and £5,000

4,162 are overdue in filing their latest documents with the Charity Commission. These include the Southwell Leisure Centre in Nottinghamshire, which has an income of £1m and whose 2008/09 accounts are 779 days overdue

23,752 of the charities work with children and young people, and 12,769 work with elderly people

122 have registered since January 2012, and 209 registered in the commission's first year of keeping a register of charities, which was 1961

Figures from www.charity-commission.gov.uk

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus