Irish Cancer Society maintains fundraising levels

first_img One of Ireland’s largest fundraising charities, the Irish Cancer Society (ICS), has expressed itself content that income for 2009 was similar to 2008, according to its latest annual report.ICS’s income for 2009 was €16,960,000 and €17,005,000 in 2008. ICS says that the figures are creditable given the continuing recession and pressure on fundraising.Income for one of ICS’s most high profile fundraising events, Daffodil Day, fell to €3.1 million from €3.2 million while voluntary income dropped to €3.4 million from €4.5 million. Voluntary income includes income from bequests and donations.ICS’s ‘other activities’ saw an increase to €8.8 million from €8 million. Other activities includes income from fundraising functions and events, lottery grants, collections and profit from charity shops and Christmas card sales.Shop income increased from €3.2 million to €3.4 million but profit stayed around the same, €0.6 million, following a refurbishment programme.ICS income includes a figure of €380,000 from a scheme established by the National Lottery to compensate charities running their own lotteries.Fundraising expenses increased from €2.4 million to €2.9 million.www.cancer.ie AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Ireland recession Research / statistics Irish Cancer Society maintains fundraising levels About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  28 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 14 September 2010 | Newslast_img read more