How we are funded

We're a charity that works to make a difference today for the 150,000 people living with MS in the UK. All of our services are provided free of charge. We receive no government or NHS funding. It's only thanks to the generosity of our supporters that we're able to continue our work.

How we raise our money

During 2022/2023 the efforts of our supporters helped us to raise £2,301,326 for people with MS.

Our 2022-23 income was £2,301,326
  • £631,858 fundraising events
  • £684,471 gifts and donations
  • £287,903 charitable activities
  • £85,838 trading activities
  • £522,538 legacies
  • £88,718 interest and other

How we spend our money

During 2022/2023, we spent £2,410,857 on our core activities to help people affected by MS.

Our 2022-23 expenditure was £2,410,857
  • £336,443 funding MS health professionals
  • £749,121 providing information for people affected by MS
  • £365,477 training and supporting MS health professionals
  • £6,537 funding MS research
  • £687,977 on fundraising
  • £265,302 on marketing

Our annual reports

Past accounts

To view accounts from previous years, please visit the Charity Commission website.

If you would like to discuss any of our work in more detail, or if you have any questions or comments about our Annual Review or Annual Report & Accounts, please don't hesitate to email us at or call us on 01462 476700.

How your donations make a difference

Your gifts and donations help us make a difference today for the people living with MS in the UK.

  • £6 could pay for one copy of an MS information book, which can help a person with MS better understand their condition.
  • £15 could pay for one of our information specialists to provide telephone support to a person with MS.
  • £100 could cover the cost to provide our Making Sense of MS guide to everybody diagnosed with MS in one week.
  • £411 could provide an MS specialist nurse with publications and factsheets to share with their patients for one year.
  • £940 could pay for our free MS Enquiry Service for one week.
  • £1,765 could pay for a newly-appointed MS specialist nurse to receive foundation training in MS care, through the MS Trust’s development module.
  • £53,000 could fund an MS specialist nurse for one year.

Help us make a difference

We could not continue to help people affected by MS today, without the generosity of our supporters.

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