About Us



The United Kingdom Movember campaign raised £20.4 million in 2013. The Movember United Kingdom financials are audited each year by Sayer Vincent. The chart below shows how these funds are applied:

88.3% Allocated to Men's Health Programmes

Of the funds raised in the UK in 2013, 88.3% has been committed to programmes supporting prostate cancer and testicular cancer initiatives. The Movember team is proud of the high percentage of funds committed to programmes, which is well above international best practice of 80% of funds raised invested in programmes.

3.0% Administration Costs and 8.7% Fundraising Costs totaling 11.7%

A number of fundraising and administrative tasks are necessary to run an organisation and campaign the size of the Movember. The team is proud of its low administration and fundraising costs, which in the UK was 11.7% of the funds raised. This is well below international best practice which is in the range of 15% - 20%.

Costs that are grouped under administration and fundraising include:
  • Credit card processing fees
  • Systems development and technology to process donations securely
  • Bank fees
  • Legal costs
  • Salaries for admin support staff
  • Insurance
  • Telecommunications and computer equipment
  • Office rent and general office maintenance costs
  • Travel


programme INVESTMENT

The chart below shows how the 88.3% of funds allocated to programmes are applied:

The funds allocated to programs are run directly by the Movember Foundation, Prostate Cancer UK and the Institute of Cancer Research. Together, these channels work to ensure that Movember funds are supporting a broad range of innovative, world-class programmes in line with our strategic goals.

For a complete report on every project we have funded and the impact the Movember campaign is having, please visit the Funded Programmes section.

NOTE: All funds donated to our men's health partners are restricted and are only used for Movember Foundation approved programmes. This means that no funds are used to cover any part of our partners fundraising and promotional costs, with 100% of the funds going to programme delivery.