The Numbers: The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust

The figures behind the charity which promotes the knowledge and performance of the work of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.

£3.55m - The trust's income for the period from August 2008 to 31 October 2009. The trust was established by Williams's widow Ursula, who died in 2007. It became active on the 50th anniversary of his death in 2008.

£3.19m - The amount of the charity's income that came from a bequest from Ursula Williams. The remainder of the income came from investment and royalties

£60k - No employee was paid more than this

£134k - The amount paid out by the trust in grants during the year, ranging from £100,000 to the English National Opera to £686 to the Richard Hickox Foundation. The charity's total expenditure, including support and governance costs, was £282,000

2028 - The date when the charity will cease to receive income from the royalties from the performance of Vaughan Williams's work. The royalties are valued at £2.34m, and these will be written off over the next 20 years

£1m - The current value of the trust's investment assets

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