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PC: Richard Wainwright/Caritas Australia

Where our funds go

Your support is the life blood of our humanitarian work. The generosity of kind everyday people is what makes a difference to the lives of vulnerable communities, globally. See how your support makes a difference.  

We value the donations from our supporters and the trust given when investing in our programs and the commitment to bring hope and change to vulnerable people around the world.

When you donate to Caritas Australia, you can be sure of our careful stewardship of your contribution. We pride ourselves on having one of the lowest administration rates in the sector.

87% of funds are spent on Local and International Programs, including vital education and advocacy programs in Australia.

3% of funds are spent on essential administration costs, including our talented people.

10% of funds are spent on Fundraising, so that we can maintain and expand the scope of our humanitarian partnerships, which reach over 3 million people each year.

You can find out more about how we use the funds we receive in our Annual Report as well as Financial Reports. Caritas Australia practices transparency and is a signatory to the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) charter and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) policy on financial accountability. 

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