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nef is proud to be independent of political parties and special interests. We are a registered charity and rely on a broad cross-section of individuals, charities, companies and public sector funders to undertake our work.
We are delighted to thank the thousands of nef supporters who give so generously to create a powerful voice for people and planet. We are very grateful to the individuals and organisations listed below that gave £5,000 in the last financial year.
We believe that everyone seeking to influence public policy has a duty to be open about how they are funded. nef is proud to have been awarded the highest rating for funding transparency by the Who Funds You campaign.
nef’s total income for 2011/12 was £3,286,061. It was derived from 3 sources:
1. Major Grants and Donations
Tubney Charitable Trust - £400,000
The Hadley Trust - £249,769
Network for Social Change - £155,172
AIM Foundation - £135,000
European Commission - £133,603
Freshfield Foundation - £109,280
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - £92,000
The Ford Foundation and the Villum Foundation, through a partnership with Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future - £79,540
NESTA and the Cabinet Office - £77,625
The Tudor Trust - £77,400
People's Health Trust - £67,500
OAK Foundation Ltd - £62,000
The City Bridge Trust - £40,000
Social Care Institute for Excellence - £35,160
Barrow Cadbury Trust - £34,000
New Economics Institute - £32,300
LankellyChase Foundation - £30,000
The Royal Academy of Engineering - £25,393
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation - £24,500
R H Southern Trust - £23,000
Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister - £20,863
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - £20,000
Sheepdrove Trust - £17,000
Nic Marks - £15,000
Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation - £15,000
Sherwood Forest Fund - £5,000
We would also like to thank the Roddick Foundation for a generous and completely unrestricted grant.
2. Individual Supporters
Our individual supporters gave a total of £121,860 this year. No individual gave more than £5,000.
3. Earned income
For over 25 years nef has pioneered social, economic and environmental measurement. Our expertise enables us to generate additional income through consultancy services in impact evaluation and organisational development for charities, the public sector and businesses. Much of this work is carried out by our wholly-owned social enterprise, nef consulting. These contracts do not affect our research and advocacy agenda.