Fundraising – the gross income received in 2021 was £4,438 compared with £971 in 2020, an increase of £3,467. The cost of generating these funds was £186 leaving net income from fundraising of £4,252 compared with £886 in 2020.   Parochial Fees (PCC) – the income in 2021 was £2,835 and comes from Weddings, Funerals and the Interment of Ashes and is the part retained by the PCC. This represents a decrease of £100 compared with 2020. In 2021 there were five weddings, ten funerals in church and four funerals at the crematorium. There were four Interment of Ashes. In the case of funerals, the PCC only receives fees for those held in church.   VAT Refund - £8,315 was received from two claims submitted under the Listed Places of Worship Scheme. All the VAT was reclaimed for eligible invoices from 2020 and 2021 including the 5 Year Electrical Report and subsequent electrical work, repair to damage to the Chancel Ceiling, repairs identified in the 2017 Quinquennial Report, repairs to the Organ Chamber and Vestry and the renovation of the Organ.  Organ Appeal – the balance of £9,171 was transferred from the Organ Appeal Fund in March and was used to pay the final invoice from Bower & Co for the refurbishment of the organ. The Organ Appeal Fund is now closed.  EXPENDITURE Our expenditure is from seven main captions: •	Ministry Share •	Parochial Fees (Diocese) •	Mission and Charitable Giving •	Utilities •	Repairs and Maintenance •	Equipment and Furnishings •	Insurance  Ministry Share - all parishes in the diocese contribute towards the Ministry Share which is used to cover the cost of Clergy Stipends. Our contribution in 2021 was £28,158 and was paid in full. All other Diocesan costs are covered by income from the Diocesan Investment Fund.   Parochial Fees (Diocese) – £3,157 of Statutory Fees was paid to the Diocese for the Weddings, Funerals and Interment of Ashes conducted in 2021.   Mission and Charitable Giving – The PCC agreed that despite the continuing financial impact of Covid-19 it was important to maintain our Mission and Charitable Giving. In 2021 we gave £3,634 with donations to the following organisations: Children’s Society £250; Fusion £960; Godmanchester Food Bank £250 in addition to gifts of tins and packets of food; Hinchingbrooke Hospital Chaplaincy £250; Huntingdon Area Money Advice £420; Kairos Prison Ministry for their work in Littlehey Prison £250; Kitegomba – Church of Uganda Primary School £400; Mid Cambs Women’s Refuge £250; Salvation Army for Kings Ripton Court £250; Royal British Legion £100; Thrive £250.
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