We like to be transparent about our finances and, in particular, how we spend the money you donate/raise for us. It is very important to us that as much as possible is spent on our charitable activities to help us improve survival through early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
Our published accounts:
The detailed financial information for Pancreatic Cancer Action can also be found on the Charity Commission website – search for charity number 1137689. Or download our previous five years of annual accounts (see below):
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Charity Activity: Raising Awareness
Included are activities undertaken directly to raise awareness including advertising campaigns, awareness materials, distribution of such to the public and health workers, support costs associated with raising awareness including proportional staff salaries.
Charitable Activity: Designated funds to Early Diagnosis Challenge Award
Funds set aside to fund our Early Diagnosis Challenge Award research projects – no salaries included here.
Charitable Activity: Research Funding
Includes money spent on research projects plus associated support costs including proportional staff salaries.
Charitable Activity: Medical Education
Includes spending on e-learning and seminars for medial professionals, associated support costs including proportional staff salaries.
Charitable Activity: Patient information and support
Includes the development, publication, printing and distribution of pancreatic cancer patient information booklets and website information plus associated support costs including proportional staff salaries.
Costs of generating funds
Included are the costs of generating donations and legacies, event place purchases, the costs of goods sold (merchandise) and the salary costs of the fundraising team.