The Numbers: Cord

The figures behind the charity which helps people in Africa and Asia who have been affected by violent conflict

£2.17m - Cord's income for the year ending 31 December 2008, compared with £2.02m the previous year

71% - The proportion of its income the charity raised in grants for its operating activities. The rest of the money came mostly from donations

£60k - No employee was paid more than this

£298k - Free reserves at year-end. This is roughly in line with the charity's target of holding free reserves equivalent to three months' spending (£275,000), in order to cover cash-flow issues for grants, working capital and quick response to emergencies

£584k - The amount raised in voluntary income, mainly in donations from individuals. The charity's fundraising ratio was 23p in the pound, compared with 22p in the pound the previous year

£842k - The value of a grant received from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

6% - The maximum percentage of pensionable salary the charity contributes to employees' pension schemes, providing they contribute at least 3 per cent.


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