BAOBAB BRIEFING: ICSO GLOBAL FINANCIAL TRENDS 2015

This new Baobab Briefing provides an updated overview of global financial trends amongst leading ICSO federations, and compares recent financial performance amongst them.

Highlights of this year’s report are:

  • Total income of the seven leading ICSOs covered by this report rose to €7.3 billion in 2013, a rise of 4%
  • Over the last ten years, the combined income of this group of leading ICSOs has grown by over 50% in real terms
  • Amongst this group, Save the Children has had the fastest recent rate of growth of income, averaging 12% pa over the last five years, although World Vision still has the largest global income
  • The proportion of global  income from individuals varies widely amongst this group of ICSOs, from Care at around 25% to MSF at around 75%
  • Across the group as a whole, there has been no significant change in the balance of income by source in recent years, with both individual and public sector giving growing by around 30% over the last five years. The reported share of expenditure on fundraising is growing slowly.
  • Amongst this group, the major Anglophone countries remain the most important fundraising markets, with USA, UK, Canada, and Australia accounting for nearly 60% of total income. However, the fastest growing major markets are Korea, Sweden, and Germany

 

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