The Numbers: Spinal Research

The figures behind the charity which funds medical research into paralysis caused by a broken back or neck.

£2.06m - The charity's income for the year ending 31 March, compared with £1.68m in the previous year

£450k - The cost of generating voluntary income, giving the charity a fundraising ratio of 27p in the pound. The previous year's ratio was 31p in the pound

£156k - Free reserves at year-end. The charity's target is to hold at least £125,000 in free reserves. As a grant funder, it does not consider it appropriate to hold long-term reserves

£2.3m - The charity's future funding commitments. In addition to its free reserves, the charity holds £2.23m in cash and other assets in order to allow it to meet these commitments

£80k - No employee was paid more than this

8 - The number of research grants made to academic institutions in the UK and the US during the financial year. The total value of grants paid was £869,000

6% - The maximum percentage of pensionable income the charity contributed to employees' pension schemes

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