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: 2023

Economic figures non-audited.

The total income in 2023 amounted to 5,713,947.48 euros.


How have we separated our expenses?

The total of expenses for the year has amounted to 5,862,518.24 euros. 78% has been invested in directly attending to homeless people, especially in covering housing and social support needs (55%), 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 (12%). 1% of the budget has been invested in other expenses.


Where does our income come from?

The total income in 2023 amounted to 5,713,947.48 euros.

  • Public funding: 27%
  • Private funding: 73%

In 2023, the income has come from partners’ payments (regular donations) and from occasional donors (one-off donations) who have supported Arrels’ labour (38%). They also come from Barcelona City Council (12%), from the Generality of Catalonia (12%) from legacies (8%), from some companies (12%), contributions from residents (7%), own income from activity (2%), from some collaborating foundations (4%) and from others (5%).

The total income in 2023 comes mostly from private funding, but also from public entities that support us.


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