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: 2022

Economic figures audited on march 2023.

The total income in 2022 amounted to 5,634,350.69€.


How have we separated our expenses?

The total of expenses for the year has amounted to 5,620,094.30 euros. 77% has been invested in directly attending to homeless people, especially in covering housing and social support needs (53%), in services of first reception (18%), 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 (13%). 1% of the budget has been invested in other expenses.


Where does our income come from?

The total income in 2022 amounted to 5,634,350.69€.

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

In 2022, the income has come from partners’ payments (regular donations) and from occasional donors (one-off donations) who have supported Arrels’ labour (34%). They also come from Barcelona City Council (14%), from the Generality of Catalonia (12%)from legacies (14%), from some companies (10%), contributions from residents (6%), own income from activity (3%), and from some collaborating foundations (2%).


The total income in 2022 comes mostly from private funding, but also from public entities that support us.


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