The Numbers: Reach Out Projects

The figures behind the charity that runs canal boats in Bedfordshire and provides residential accommodation for a range of groups.

£337k - The charity's income for the year ending 31 December 2008, compared with £261,000 the previous year

68% - The proportion of the money the charity raised from voluntary income. The rest came mostly from charges for boats and the residential centre

£60k - No employee was paid more than this

£39k - Free reserves at year-end, which was below target. Although the charity does not have a formal reserves policy, it has a target of holding free reserves equivalent to at least three months' operating spending, equivalent to £57,000

£230k - The amount raised in voluntary income, mainly from grants. The fundraising ratio for the charity's fundraising events was 19p in the pound, compared with 14p in the pound the previous year

2,269 - The number of people who spent time on board the charity's boats. The main customer base was adult care centres for people aged over 55 with learning and/or physical disabilities

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