Straight accounting

Arrels seeks to be a responsible, efficient and opened entity with the economic incomes it receives. Most of these incomes arrive thanks to all the unpaid donations from partners and donors who are part of a wide and secure social base that allows us to act without any constraints.

Economic data: 2021

Economic data audited in june 2022.

The total income in 2021 amounted to 5,324,309.13€.

  • Public funding: 23%*
  • Private funding: 77%


Where does our income come from?

In 2021, the income has come from partners’ payments (regular donations) and from occasional donors (one-off donations) who have supported Arrels’ labour (52%). They also come from local and autonomous administrations (23%), from legacies (15,5%), from some companies (6%) and from some collaborating foundations (2,5%).


How have we separated our expenses?

The total of expenses for the year has amounted to 4,870,644.67 euros. 76% has been invested in directly attending to homeless people, especially in covering housing and social support needs (53%), in services of first reception (17%), and in our occupational workshop (6%).

The remaining budget has been used to organise awareness-raising and political advocacy campaigns (9%) and to guarantee the maintenance of the entity’s structure and the coordination of the voluntary team (14%). 1% has been invested in projects and equipment to face the impact of Covid-19.


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