Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is dedicated to saving lives through research. Our mission is to prevent, control and cure cancer through our ground-breaking research and in the last 40 years our work has helped double survival rates. But there is more work to be done. The only charity fighting over 200 types of cancer, we rely on every pound donated to help get us closer to beating cancer.

What does the public think about Cancer Research UK?

We ask you, the public, for your thoughts on Cancer Research UK. Here are the real-time results.

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A charity's trust score is calculated from its transparency, communication, effectiveness, and repeat donation pestering scores. As we learn more about how you perceive a charity, the trust score will update to reflect a majority view.

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How transparent do you feel the charity is?

Do you feel the charity is open and honest about about their activities, fundraising and spending?

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Does the charity communicate effectively?

How good is the charity at following up with you after you've donated or interacted with them in some way?

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Do you feel the charity is effective at creating positive change?

How effective do you feel the charity is? Do you feel they have a positive impact on their cause?

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How likeable do you find the charity?

Do you find that you warm to the charity and become keen to follow the charity's progress?

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How friendly is the charity's approach to asking you for a donation?

Have you ever felt pressured or guilted into supporting the charity? Or is the charity's approach more friendly and focused on impact?

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Is donating easy and enjoyable?

How easy do you find donating to the charity? Is it an enjoyable and rewarding experience?

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Does the charity pester you for repeat/further donations?

After you've made a donation, do you feel pressured by the charity to make further or regular donations?


BAD = I've felt a lot of pressure

GREAT = I've never felt any pressure

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Does the charity send you unneccesary and unwanted marketing junk?

Do you receive unwanted "gifts" like pens, magnets and badges in the mail?


BAD = Way too much

GREAT = I've not received any unwanted gifts

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Does the charity offer many opportunities for volunteering?

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Do you find the charity's website easy to use?

How easily are you able to navigate around the charity's website? Are you able to find everything you want to quickly?

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How social is the charity?

Is the charity active and engaging with supporters on social media?

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How Cancer Research UK receives and spends funds

Here's the latest publicly available financial information for Cancer Research UK. This information is supplied by the charity to the charities commission and displayed here to help you make more informed decisions about your giving.

Income

ยฃ679M

Data for financial year ending March 2017

  • Donations & Legacies
    ยฃ442M
  • Other Trading Activities
    ยฃ104M
  • Investments
    ยฃ4.9M
  • Charitable Activities
    ยฃ92.4M

Expenditure

ยฃ666M

Data for financial year ending March 2017

  • Charitable Activities
    ยฃ473M
  • Other Activities
    ยฃ85.3M
  • Raising Funds
    ยฃ108M

Financial History

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