The numbers: The Fawcett Society

The Fawcett Society is a charity that promotes gender equality in the UK and campaigns on a number of women's issues

£630k - The charity's income for the year ending March 2009 - an increase of 17 per cent on £539,000 the previous year

£49.5k - The cost of generating voluntary income. The charity raised £224,000, giving it a fundraising ratio of 22 pence in the pound. The previous year's ratio was also 22 pence in the pound

£158k - The charity's free reserves at year-end in 2009. This figure was in line with the charity's target to hold reserves equal to about three months' expenditure

£60k - No employee was paid more than this

2,300 - The number of members of the society at the end of the year. The number of local groups also doubled, from six to 12

11 - The number of grants received from charitable trusts. These ranged from £250 up to £15,000

£52.2k - The amount of money that the charity generated through its new Gender Equality Forum. This is a discussion forum that was set up for equality and diversity practitioners.


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