In what has been a tough year, and in the face of challenging economic times, we’re extremely grateful to all our supporters for their continued generosity. We’re committed to making sure our income is used efficiently, effectively and responsibly so that we make every pound count.
Our total income in 2020 was £289 million and our total spend was £283 million, a reduction of £18 million and £26 million respectively on the previous year.
Our total spend in 2020 was £283 million.
Of this, our charitable expenditure was £252 million, including the costs of running our programmes in the UK and internationally (£210 million) and our advocacy and campaigns (£9 million). Also included are the support costs (see expenditure graphic here) related to our programming, advocacy and awareness work (£33 million).
In 2020 we invested £29 million raising funds, including the direct costs of running our diverse fundraising channels and activities (£21 million) and the cost of our retail shops (£8 million).
To find out more about our financial performance, including the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on our income and expenditure, click here.