How we raise and spend our money
In 2014, Macmillan supporters raised a record-breaking amount and we invested more in our services than ever before. We’d like to thank all of our supporters for making this possible.
How we raised our money
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Last year, our supporters raised £215.2 million for Macmillan, which is 15% more than the year before. As we receive over 98% of our income from voluntary sources, this amazing support is absolutely vital.
Gifts in wills are our biggest source of income.
This includes national events, challenge events, and local events.
This is money raised by things like direct debits and door drops.
We raise lots of money from unsolicited donations by the public.
This is income from corporate supporters and charitable trusts.
Groups of volunteers raise millions by fundraising in their local communities.
We're extremely grateful for services and facilities donated to us.
This includes income from Christmas cards, our online shop and more.
Total fundraised income: £215.2m
This figure includes grants received and income from investments.
Total income: £218.4m
How we spent our money
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We invested £151.7 in our services last year – 25% more than in 2013. Here you can see just how we spent the money our supporters raised.
We fund and support a range of health and social care professionals.
These services help people make informed decisions about their treatment and care.
This includes Macmillan grants, benefits advice, and financial guidance.
We campaign for change and raise awareness about the realities of living with cancer.
We help people find emotional support and get help with practical issues.
This includes training opportunities for professionals, volunteers and people affected by cancer.
We want everyone to feel supported, no matter who they are or where they live.
Total charitable: £151.7 million
Governance: £1.1 million
Fundraising: £68.4 million
Other: £0.3 million
Our total expenditure: £221.5 million
We have more information about our Annual report, or for a full breakdown of these charts, take a look at our Annual report and accounts 2014 [PDF, 7.2MB] or our 2014 Annual Report summary [PDF, 0.5MB].