On the register: environmental, conservation and heritage charities

Facts and figures from the Charity Commission's records

More than 18,500 charities in England and Wales list environment, conservation and heritage among their activities
More than 18,500 charities in England and Wales list environment, conservation and heritage among their activities

18,572 charities list environment, conservation and heritage among their activities in documents filed with the Charity Commission

3,375 of these act as umbrella or resource bodies, and 6,275 provide advocacy, advice and information

2,596 have incomes of £5,001 to £10,000, while 106 have incomes of more than £10m. The latter include Birdlife International, ActionAid and The Conservation Volunteers, which helps local communities to reclaim green spaces

382 operate in London only, and 3,112 operate throughout England and Wales

2,091 help people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, and 13,542 help the general public and mankind

1,189 are overdue in filing their most recent accounts with the Charity Commission

Figures from www.charity-commission.gov.uk

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