Irish Cancer’s fundraising campaigns show big growth

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Other income sources returned modest growth and some declined due to the “ongoing challenging fundraising environment”. The society secures approximately 94% of its income through fundraising. Fundraising costs for 2012 declined from €4 million to €3.7 million. The society says the reductions were achieved through cost savings and changes to some campaigns. The society posted a surplus of €1.5 million in 2012 but net assets declined due to a large payment for the society pension liability.  7 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Irish Cancer Society has reported a like for like increase in fundraising activity of 11% between 2011 and 2012, according to the society’s latest annual accounts. Overall income for the organisation declined by 2%, from €21.3 million to €20.8 million in 2012, but this was accounted for by an exceptionally large legacy in 2011. During 2012 the Irish Cancer Society achieved growth in some key campaigns including Shave or Dye (supported by Today FM) which generated €2.5m (96% increase); Relay For Life €779k (114%); Direct Marketing €1.1m (67%); Community Challenge Events €1m (21%); Community Functions €830k (25%) and net Daffodil Day €2.5m (2%). Advertisement Howard Lake | 30 July 2013 | News 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. Irish Cancer’s fundraising campaigns show big growthlast_img

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