Finance

The Japanese Red Cross Society has 1 general account and 3 special accounts, each independent of each other.

The general account is used to fund the activities at the JRCS Headquarters and chapters. It is mainly financed by membership fees and donations. The special accounts, on the other hand are mainly covered by compensation fees for the services run by the JRCS institutions (medical services by medical fees paid by patients and the National Health Insurance Programme, blood services by proceeds from blood and blood-product sales, and social welfare services by care benefit incomes).

The following is a report on the financial highlights for fiscal 2013, the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014.

Note: As amounts of less than 1,000 yen are rounded down in the following settlement figures, the sum of the amounts may not match the total.

General Account

General Account

Expenditure related to disaster relief activities, international activities, first-aid training and other courses as well as volunteer activities conducted by JRCS Headquarters and its prefectural chapters are set out below. These are followed by annual income from membership fees and contributions from both individuals and corporations.

(1) The full amount of the relief donations from individuals and corporations is distributed to those affected by a disaster through a local Distribution Committee established in any disaster-stricken prefecture.
(2) Overseas relief donations are utilized for recovery assistance activities conducted by JRCS.
(3) The relief donations are remitted as soon as they have reached a certain sum of money.
・ The total amount includes sums that overlap between Headquarters and the chapters.

Notes:
1.Deposits income from relief donations 5.602 billion yen (8%)
Including 5.027 billion yen in Cash Grants for Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

2.Deferred income 22.333 billion yen (33%)
Including 17.667 billion yen in overseas Cash Grants for Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami(2)

3.Membership fees and contributions 23.403 billion yen (34%)
(Including 0.535 billion yen in overseas Cash Grants for Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami(2)

4.Expenses for domestic disaster relief activities 17.189 billion yen (27%)
Remittance of relief donations, stockpiling of relief supplies, etc.Including 5.093 billion yen in overseas Cash Grants for Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (2) .In addition, including 8.554 billion yen in Remitted Cash Grants for Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (1).

5.Reserve fund 22.318 billion yen (35%)
Reserve fund for disaster relief activities, international activities, etc.Including 13.048 billion yen in overseas Cash Grants for Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami(2).In addition including 4.628 billion yen in Cash Grants for Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.Reserve fund to be remitted from next fiscal year(3).

Special Account

Special Account for Medical Institutions

The annual income and expenditure related to the operation of the Red Cross hospitals and other medical facilities financed mainly by medical fees paid by patients are as follows.
・ Internal transactions between JRCS Headquarters and medical facilities are excluded.

Special Account for Blood Programme

Special Account for Blood Programme

The annual income and expenditure related to the operation of the Red Cross blood centers financed mainly by the proceeds from supplying blood products to medical institutions are as follows.

Special Account for Walfare Facilities

Special Account for Social Welfare Facilities

The annual income and expenditure related to the operation of various social welfare facilities financed mainly by care benefit income, etc. are as follows.