NCVO reports on scale of UK voluntary sector

first_img Howard Lake | 5 June 2002 | News Income from government contracts rose by £3m, from 15.3% of total income to 16.1%. Income from grants and donations dropped from 46.1% to 43.6%. The percentage of donations received as personal donations also fell from 20.2% to 19.7%.Charities are clearly trying to diversify their income: income from the sale of goods and services incrased from £4.8 billion to £5.5 billion, from 33.7% of total income to 35.1%.Fundraising and publicity expenditure has jumped from £398m to £825m, but still accounts for only 5.5% of total expenditure.Charity funds investment increased by £400m to £3.3 billion.The sector’s contrasts are still extreme. The top 200 charities, or 0.4% of the sector, generate over a third of the sector’s total income. Meanwhile 75% of all charities raise less than £100,000 a year each.Read Charities’ sales by Alison Benjamin at SocietyGuardian. (11/1/2002) NCVO reports on scale of UK voluntary sector  17 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 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. The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) next week publishes the UK Voluntary Sector Alamanac 2002, its bi-annual snapshot of the voluntary sector.The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) next week publishes the UK Voluntary Sector Alamanac 2002, its bi-annual snapshot of the voluntary sector.It reveals that the sector’s income increased from £14.2 billion in 1998-99 to £16.5 billion in 2000-01, while expenditure grew even faster from £13.4 billion to £15 billion over the same period. Advertisementlast_img read more