Did you know that for each dollar donated, more than a dollar’s worth of help gets to children and families? The graphic below shows how, in 2014, every dollar donated became $1.28 in impact!
We’re always trying to keep our overhead rate low. In 2014, we used 85 percent of our total operating expenses for programs that directly benefit children, families, and communities.
Learn more about World Vision’s leadership team — and view our financial statistics below.
At World Vision, we strive to be financially accountable to our donors and to the communities we serve.
Fiscal 2014 was a positive year for World Vision, as total revenue grew 6 percent and a surplus for the year helped replenish depleted reserves.
Total revenue for the organization grew by 6 percent during the year. While private cash donations grew slightly to $600 million, public grant donations increased by 9 percent, and gifts-in-kind revenue rose 18 percent.
Fundraising, management, and general expenses — sometimes called “overhead” — decreased by 5 percent in 2014. Our overhead rate (overhead expenses as a percent of total revenue) decreased from 17.0 percent to 15.1 percent.