How do I know my donations are going where you say they are going?
World Vision feels all charities must be fully accountable to the public. That's why we follow accounting procedures established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and why we are audited annually by a nationally known independent CPA firm and publish a detailed Annual Report outlining income and expenses. Click here to view the Annual Report online; or, to obtain a copy, call 1-800-777-5777.
Through constant evaluation and careful management, we are able to channel a large portion of our total income to ministry services. In fiscal year 2011, 86 percent of our total revenue was utilized for programs that benefit children, families, and communities in need.
This overhead rate compares favorably with similar organizations, which raise funds in the same manner and for the same purposes, and has been steadily improving in recent years.