The Numbers: Tallow Chandlers Benevolent Fund No 2

The figures behind the charity that provides support to other charities, principally those working in the City of London

Tallow Chandlers Benevolent Fund No 2
Tallow Chandlers Benevolent Fund No 2

£557k - The charity's income for the year ending 5 April 2011, compared with £515,000 in the previous year

£79k - The cost of generating voluntary income. The charity raised £362,000, giving it a fundraising ratio of 22p in the pound. The previous year's ratio was 25p in the pound

£4.88m - Unrestricted funds at year-end, of which £4.49m was investment assets. The charity did not specify a reserves policy

300 - The number of freemen and liverymen who are the members of the Tallow Chandlers Company. The charity has no permanent employees

1462 - The year when the tallow chandlers were granted livery company status. The charity received £76,000 as a result of its 550th anniversary appeal, which began in 2008.

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