£112 MILLION Dedicated to charitable causes
Between 1998 – 2012, the Fund received and spent the following:
|Donations, gifts and legacies||53%|
|Voluntary donations left in the immediate aftermath of the Princess’ death on 31 August 1997, and other voluntary donations made by supporters on a regular or one-off basis; donations from sponsorships and commercial parties, including donations from Earl Spencer, and Sir Elton John and Polygram for Candle in the Wind ’97.|
|Income from trading companies||35%|
|Income received from commercial partnerships aimed at creating money for the charitable sector.|
|Income received from the Fund’s bank accounts and investment holdings.|
The cost of undertaking charitable activities aimed at improving the lives of disadvantaged people:
|Cost of generating income||16%|
The cost of generating money for the charitable sector via the Fund’s trading companies and activities.
|The cost of the general administration of the Fund’s work.|
These figures are based on consolidating all the Fund’s audited Financial Statements to the year-end December 2012. As at 31 December 2012, the remaining General Funds were £537,000. Of these funds, £0.438 million were awarded as legacy grants during the first quarter of 2013, with the remaining balance predominately meeting closure costs.