Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Ireland Research / statistics Focus Ireland’s fundraising income up 10% Accounts for homeless people charity Focus Ireland show that it increased its income from fundraising last year by nearly 10 per cent. The charity is currently in its busiest fundraising period of the year.Focus Ireland’s fundraising income in 2011 was just under €5.5 million, up from €5 million in 2010. Overall income, which includes grant income from the government, increased from €18.1 million to €18.4 million.The increase in fundraising income reflects a significant increase in fundraising costs which the organisation describes as ‘strategic.’ Notes to the accounts show that €1.1 million was invested in strategic fundraising growth during 2011. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Fundraising salaries increased from €400,000 to €544,000 between 2010 and 2011 while the charity reported that the fundraising cost to income ratio increased from 20% to 25&.www.focusireland.ie 28 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 4 December 2012 | 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.