The numbers: Teach First

The statistics behind the charity that encourages top graduates to teach in challenging secondary schools

£4.44m - Its income for the year ending 31 August 2008, compared with £3.38m the previous year

41% - The share of the charity's income that came from corporate contributions. The rest were mostly from fees from participating schools, government grants and donations in kind

£100k - The highest-paid employee earned no more than this

£227k - Free reserves at year-end, equivalent to about a month of unrestricted spending. The charity aims to increase its reserves to three months of unrestricted spending by retaining some unrestricted income each year

65% - The proportion of the charity's income that was voluntary. Its fundraising ratio was 4p in the pound, compared with 3p in the pound the year before

850 - The number of teachers the charity aims to recruit in 2013, which would make it one of the UK's largest graduate recruiters

6% - The maximum percentage of pensionable salary that the charity contributes to employees' pension schemes.

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