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Legacy Insights 2020

Information for this summary report was sourced from 2020 legacy data supplied by 23 Legacy Insights research clients. Data covering over €16.84m in total bequest income for 2020 was provided.

23 charities are now part of the Legacy Insights research consortium. They each provide detailed data on legacy income and this is combined into a report. The second report is now out and a summary is available to any charity interested in and ambitious to grow its legacy income. The report includes figures for average bequest amounts – on average overall and for pecuniary and residuary specifically, the male/female breakdown, how much income is unrestricted and more.

Click Here to view the full report

Separately, Campaign Solutions is undertaking a very short legacy survey to Cii Members and more. It looks at staff resourcing for legacy. It’s a big issue. The one minute survey is at

Based on information from the 2021 accounts of 90 charities, legacy income in 2021 was up 25%, so resourcing is becoming more and more important for charities seeking to increase their annual income.


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