Trocaire’s fundraising income up by 7%

first_img Howard Lake | 26 July 2016 | News  102 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Trocaire’s fundraising income up by 7% Catholic relief charity Trocaire raised €66 million last year, an increase of 13% on the previous year, according to the charity’s latest accounts.Fundraising income also increased, by 7%, to €25 million with most income areas posting increases.Trocaire’s biggest fundraising campaign, the Lenten appeal, increased from just under €8 million to €8.3 million. Committed giving grew significantly, from €3.8 million to €5.3 million. Special appeals and the Christmas appeal also grew to €2.8 million and €2 million respectively.General donations and bequests was one area of fundraising that fell last year, from €8.4 million to €6.6 million.Fundraising expenditure fell last year from €4.8 million to €4.4 million. This represented 7% of all expenditure, just below the 8% figure for the previous year.The bulk of Trocaire’s funding comes from government sources, with the Irish Government leading the way with €18 million last year. The British government is the next biggest donor to Trocaire, providing €8.8 million, up from €5.5 million on the year before. 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. Tagged with: Ireland Research / statistics Advertisement  101 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1last_img read more