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Where does the money from Comic Relief go to?

The money raised by Comic Relief is spent to help poor and disadvantaged people in the UK and the world’s poorest communities. You can find out about this work in our ‘what your money does’ section.

Where does the money from Comic Relief go to?

The money raised by Comic Relief is spent to help poor and disadvantaged people in the UK and the world’s poorest communities. You can find out about this work in our ‘what your money does’ section.

What date was Comic Relief 2013?

The fifth series of Let’s Dance for Comic Relief was broadcast between 16 February and 9 March 2013.

Is Comic Relief just for the UK?

Comic Relief is a major charity based in the UK, with a vision of a just world, free from poverty.

How much money does Comic Relief have in the bank?

Comic Relief’s most recently published accounts also reveal its £116.9 million reserves in 2016-17 were up from £93.5million the year before. Most of the amount is made up of £66 million in donations yet to be paid out in grants – plus a £50million emergency reserve.

Who owns Comic Relief?

BBC Studios Entertainment Productions

Comic Relief
Production company BBC Studios Entertainment Productions
Release
Original network BBC One BBC Two
Original release 5 February 1988 – present

Who owns comic relief?

What are the purposes of Comic Relief?

The purpose of comic relief is to provide a moment of respite for the audience from the story’s tension—lightening the mood through comic elements to give the audience a quick break. While filmmakers mostly use comic relief in serious films, even the funniest films have profound moments that benefit from comic relief.

What happens to the money raised for Comic Relief?

In 2013, a BBC Panorama investigation found millions of pounds raised for Comic Relief was being pumped into tobacco, alcohol and the arms industry. They also revealed the charity was sitting on £100million donated by the public.

Can I set up a direct debit donation to Comic Relief?

Yes, you can set up a Direct Debit donation to Comic Relief and it’s really easy to do. All you need to do is to fill in this form on our website. How do I PAY IN FUNDRAISING MONEY?

Where can I get a Giro slip for Comic Relief?

Calls from mobiles may cost more. At any bank – use the giro slip at the bottom of your Red Nose Day or Sport Relief sponsorship form, found in your fundraising kit. Comic Relief giro slips are also available behind the counter at most bank branches whilst Red Nose Day and Sport Relief take place.

How can comic relief help your school or group?

To help your school or group do this, and to help children and young people learn about what they’re fundraising for, we’ll provide you with lots of tailor-made schools and early years resources. Comic Relief also works throughout the year to tackle the root causes of injustice and poverty.