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Trócaire Finances

Trócaire is committed to being fully accountable to our supporters and funders. Detailed information on our finances, fundraising and governance is available on this page.

€67 million

Was spent helping to improve the lives of 2.8 million people in some of the world's most vulnerable places last year

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Over 20 countries

Trócaire delivered development projects and humanitarian support in over 20 countries and territories in 2018

€23.2 million

Was donated by the public in Ireland to support Trócaire's work, including €7.6 million to our Lent campaign

Transparent and Accountable

In the financial year 2018 - 2019, Trócaire’s work directly benefitted the lives of over 2.9 million people in over 20 countries across Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. This was possible only through the support of our generous supporters in Ireland and our funders.

  • 93% of every €1 donated by our supporters was spent on the organisation's charitable activities.
  • Our financial accounts, which are independently audited, are available in our Annual Report, the most recent of which is always available for download on our website.
  • Trócaire pays no ‘top ups’ or bonuses to any member of staff.
  • Donations are managed with the highest level of professionalism and accountability.  The organisation prepares its financial statements according to the statement of Recommended Practice for Charities (SORP), which is recommended best practice by the Accounting Standards Board (ASB). 
  • Trócaire is registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority in the Republic of Ireland and the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.
  • Public income 2018-19:

  • €7.6m Lenten campaign
  • €2.3 Christmas Appeal
  • Institutional income:

  • €21.5m Irish Aid
  • €3.1m Dept of International Development (UK)
  • €1.8 SIDA(Sweden)

Further information on Trócaire's commitment to financial best practice can be found in the Accountability section of our website.

Annual reports

Our Annual Reports provide our independently audited accounts and detailed information on our governance structure. Our 2018/19 Annual Report was named Best Large Charity Annual Report at the Chartered Accountants of Ireland Published Accounts Awards, while our 2017/18 Annual Report won Best Annual Report at the Carmichael Good Governance Awards.