The Numbers: Macmillian Cancer Trust

The statistics behind the charity that supports the Macmillan Unit at Christchurch Hospital, Dorset

£1.57m - The Macmillan Cancer Trust's income for the year ending 31 August 2008, compared with £1.97m the previous year

46% - The proportion of its income the charity raised from unrestricted legacies

£60k - No employee was paid more than this

£6.6m - Free reserves at year-end. The charity aims to hold enough free reserves to enable its normal activities to continue for three years. At year-end, reserves were slightly below this target

£992k - The amount of money raised in voluntary income, from donations and legacies. The fundraising ratio was 2p in the pound, compared with about 1p in the pound the previous year

£3m - The amount the charity has agreed to contribute to the complete rebuilding of the hospital's cancer unit, which is now 35 years old

10% - The percentage of pensionable salary the charity contributes to employees' pension schemes.


Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Already registered?
Sign in
RSS Feed

Third Sector Insight

Sponsored webcasts, surveys and expert reports from Third Sector partners

Third Sector Logo

Get our bulletins. Read more articles. Join a growing community of Third Sector professionals

Register now