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Individual breakdown of charitable giving

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Total amount of charitable giving to DCMS-funded cultural institutions, and as a ratio to DCMS grant-in-aid received.
Total Fundraising/Contributed Income15 of which donated objects Total DCMS Grant-in-Aid16 Total Income Percent of Fundraising to Grant-in-Aid
£(000) £(000) £(000) £(000)
2008/09 2009/10 2008/09 2009/10 2008/09 2009/10 2008/09 2009/10 2008/09 2009/10
British Museum 8,955 13,555 1,285 2,218 50,943 48,348 84,465 85,575 17.6% 28.0%
Geffrye Museum1 23 37 0 0 1,748 1,791 2,955 2,832 1.3% 2.1%
Horniman Museum 377 199 8 14 4,757 4,566 6,174 5,918 7.9% 4.3%
Imperial War Museum2 3 2,545 5,881 134 441 23,888 24,163 42,342 46,407 10.7% 24.3%
Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester4 81 2,355 N/A N/A 4,788 4,987 7,535 8,681 1.7% 47.2%
National Gallery5 6 35,358 5,205 31,931 0 26,369 27,287 67,143 38,112 134.1% 19.1%
National Maritime Museum 2,089 3,923 112 291 19,313 18,983 25,864 27,786 10.8% 20.7%
National Museums Liverpool 1,831 3,525 50 463 22,488 23,463 48,060 36,442 8.1% 15.0%
National Museum of Science and Industry 2,430 5,341 260 554 39,158 40,608 58,354 65,496 6.2% 13.2%
National Portrait Gallery 5,497 4,710 113 714 7,693 7,744 19,916 17,944 71.5% 60.8%
Natural History Museum 2,379 2,687 0 0 52,887 51,186 79,967 77,766 4.5% 5.2%
Royal Armouries 792 547 160 23 8,264 8,474 10,310 10,271 9.6% 6.5%
Sir John Soane's Museum 361 769 0 0 1,339 1,181 2,103 2,430 27.0% 65.1%
Tate Gallery7 87,396 29,553 64,017 9,620 61,385 55,987 200,239 126,111 142.4% 52.8%
Victoria and Albert Museum 16,329 14,128 1,648 3,205 44,860 44,761 79,702 78,154 36.4% 31.6%
Wallace Collection 1,173 2,132 0 0 4,228 4,301 7,096 7,939 27.7% 49.6%
English Heritage 8 9 10 18,777 22,144 0 0 129,358 130,922 177,443 185,354 14.5% 16.9%
British Library 4,204 4,759 619 423 106,947 109,464 140,462 142,172 3.9% 4.3%
Arts Council England Regularly Funded Organisations11 12 108,955 109,749 N/A N/A 332,779 344,365 1,156,386 1,211,173 32.7% 31.9%
Arts Council England13 51 108 11 75 104,852 108,599 261,384 259,839 0.0% 0.1%
British Film Institute14 3,431 3,553 N/A N/A 16,000 16,000 39,612 43,263 21.4% 22.2%
Grand Total 303,034 234,859 100,348 18,041 1,064,044 1,077,180 2,517,512 2,479,665 28.5% 21.8%
Grand Total (Excluding donated objects) 202,687 216,818 19.0% 20.1%
Notes Sources
1 Donated objects were immaterial for the Geffrye Museum in 2008/09 and 2009/10. Museum Annual Statutory Accounts
2 The increase in contributed income between 2008/09 and 2009/10 reflects the impact of a major philanthropic donation of £5m from Lord Ashcroft, KCMG. English Heritage Annual Report and Accounts
3 The Museum has launched a major capital campaign to support the redevelopment of its flagship branch, IWM London, and this will seek to build levels of philanthropic support during 2011/12 and beyond. British Library Annual Report and Accounts
4 The MOSI collection is considered to be inalienable, no past valuation is attempted whether for purchased or donated objects and no amount is included for collections acquired. ACE Regularly Funded Organisation annual submission
5 The National Gallery Fundraising total includes sponsorship, although this is recorded as trading income in their statutory accounts. ACE Annual Review
6 The National Gallery does not have a membership scheme for individuals, but their fundraising total does include income from their corporate membership scheme. BFI Annual Report and Financial Statements
7 Grant in Aid received by Tate during the year amounted to £61,385,000, whereas only £53,954,000 has been recognised in Tate’s accounts. National Galleries of Scotland benefited to the amount of £6,480,000 as the total consideration paid for ARTIST ROOMS resulted in a 50% share being owned by both Tate and National Galleries of Scotland.
8 EU funding has been excluded for English Heritage, and no grants from connected charities have been included either.
9 English Heritage other non-government non-capital grants are included within "Contributed Income" total.
10 The 2009/10 figure for English Heritage DCMS Grant in Aid included nil (2009: £500,000), for relocation costs deriving from the surrender of the lease on the previous London Headquarters building.
11 The RFO Annual Submission figures are from the full samples in 2008/09 and 2009/10. Any changes between years could be as a result of changes to the number of RFOs or the number of RFOs reporting their figures.
12 Regularly Funded Organisations do not easily identify donations which were donated objects, but these have been included within their total fundraising amount.
13 Arts Council England statutory account record donated objects as a movement on the donated asset reserve.
14 The BFI attempts no past valuation for purchased or donated objects and no amount is included for donated memorabilia acquired in the balance sheet.
15 The definition for "Total Fundraising/Contributed Income" can be found in the technical annex in the report.
16 The DCMS Grant-in-Aid figure is taken from the DCMS internal accounting system which reports the actual Grant-in-Aid sponsored bodies received. This excludes other public funding.
N/A = Not Available