The numbers: Heart Research UK

The figures behind the charity that funds research into heart disease

Heart Research UK
Heart Research UK

£1.93m - The charity's income for the year ending 31 December 2010, compared with £2.25m in the previous year

£354k - The cost of generating voluntary income. The charity raised £1.72m, giving it a fundraising ratio of 21p in the pound. The charity received 76 legacies, which raised £1.23m, its main source of voluntary income

£2.79m - Free reserves at year-end, equal to more than a year's expenditure. The charity did not give a target for its reserves, but said that it aimed to have sufficient liquidity to fund its grant commitments

£70k - No employee was paid more than this

44 - The number of medical research projects the charity supported

75,000 - The number of children who heard information about healthy hearts through the charity's services

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