How we spend money raised

Please see our Annual Reviews (below) for information on Save the Rhino's charitable activities, fundraising and grant-making. Each year, we fully account for the money we raise and how we spend it, including which programmes benefit from the grants we give out.

For detailed monthly grants, please visit our grants section.

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Impact report 2016-17 Save the Rhino Impact Report Cover 14-15
Annual Review Cover 2012 -2013


SRI Annual Review 2011 2012 Cover Annual Review 2010-11 Save the Rhino's Annual Review April 2009-March 2010

Save the Rhino's Annual Report April 2008-March 2009

Save the Rhino’s staff salaries

Save the Rhino International is happy for its staff salary structure to be transparent.

We are a lean team who focus on driving value for money, and continuing to get the “biggest bang for your buck”. We believe that investing in committed, dedicated and skilled staff whom we can help grow in expertise is one of the best ways we can give the best value for money for our generous supporters.

For the financial year 2015-16, Save the Rhino has eight staff working full-time, including a paid intern on a fixed-term contract of one year.

  • Chief Executive Officer: Salary £25,000 per year plus employer’s pension contribution £8,000 per year
  • Managing Director: Salary £33,000 per year
  • Other employees are paid between c. £18,000 (rounded to the nearest £1,000) and c. £29,000 per year
  • The total annual salary bill, excluding NI and PAYE, is c. £180,000

Save the Rhino’s CEO and MD take an active role in all areas of Save the Rhino’s work, including fundraising, sharing information between conservationists on the ground and key influencers in our field, raising awareness of the threats to rhinos and the need for urgent action, Save the Rhino’s communications and public relations; and the efficient and effective governance of the charity.

Our CEO, Cathy Dean, is responsible for fundraising via grant applications to trusts, foundations, zoos and other grant-making organisations, which account for some 40-50% of Save the Rhino’s annual income.

Our MD, Susie Offord-Woolley is in charge of the day-to-day management of the team, finances and other resources, as well as demand reduction efforts in rhino-horn-user countries.