Finance

Caritas Switzerland in figures

How is Caritas Switzerland funded? How high is the proportion of private donations and how high that of public sector contributions? How does Caritas Switzerland allocate these funds? This page gives you the answers.

«Caritas Switzerland guarantees an efficient and effective use of funds and is financially stable.»Hans KrummenacherHead of Finance and Administration

An overview of key figures from 2021

Caritas Switzerland’s income comes from numerous sources, ensuring broad-based funding of the organisation and its projects.
Caritas Switzerland’s income comes from numerous sources, ensuring broad-based funding of the organisation and its projects. © Caritas Switzerland
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Thanks to financing alliances with Swiss Solidarity, the federal government and other partner organisations in Switzerland and abroad, Caritas is able to quadruple the effect of each franc donated to it.
Thanks to financing alliances with Swiss Solidarity, the federal government and other partner organisations in Switzerland and abroad, Caritas is able to quadruple the effect of each franc donated to it. © Caritas Switzerland
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These figures were collected in accordance with the rules of Swiss GAAP FER 21 and the guidelines of the Zewo Foundation for determining administrative expenses of non-profit organisations.
These figures were collected in accordance with the rules of Swiss GAAP FER 21 and the guidelines of the Zewo Foundation for determining administrative expenses of non-profit organisations. © Caritas Switzerland
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Caritas Switzerland’s income comes from numerous sources, ensuring broad-based funding of the organisation and its projects.
Caritas Switzerland’s income comes from numerous sources, ensuring broad-based funding of the organisation and its projects. © Caritas Switzerland
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Thanks to financing alliances with Swiss Solidarity, the federal government and other partner organisations in Switzerland and abroad, Caritas is able to quadruple the effect of each franc donated to it.
Thanks to financing alliances with Swiss Solidarity, the federal government and other partner organisations in Switzerland and abroad, Caritas is able to quadruple the effect of each franc donated to it. © Caritas Switzerland
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These figures were collected in accordance with the rules of Swiss GAAP FER 21 and the guidelines of the Zewo Foundation for determining administrative expenses of non-profit organisations.
These figures were collected in accordance with the rules of Swiss GAAP FER 21 and the guidelines of the Zewo Foundation for determining administrative expenses of non-profit organisations. © Caritas Switzerland
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Caritas Switzerland’s income comes from numerous sources, ensuring broad-based funding of the organisation and its projects.
Caritas Switzerland’s income comes from numerous sources, ensuring broad-based funding of the organisation and its projects. © Caritas Switzerland
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Thanks to financing alliances with Swiss Solidarity, the federal government and other partner organisations in Switzerland and abroad, Caritas is able to quadruple the effect of each franc donated to it.
Thanks to financing alliances with Swiss Solidarity, the federal government and other partner organisations in Switzerland and abroad, Caritas is able to quadruple the effect of each franc donated to it. © Caritas Switzerland
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These figures were collected in accordance with the rules of Swiss GAAP FER 21 and the guidelines of the Zewo Foundation for determining administrative expenses of non-profit organisations.
These figures were collected in accordance with the rules of Swiss GAAP FER 21 and the guidelines of the Zewo Foundation for determining administrative expenses of non-profit organisations. © Caritas Switzerland
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Key figures from 2021

120008800

CHF

total income

90.9

%

go directly to the projects

9.1

%

is needed for administration/fundraising

80

years

Caritas has been Zewo certified since 1942

Current Annual Report and Auditor’s Report

Caritas Switzerland in figures

Financial Report 2021

Caritas Switzerland in figures

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Report of the Statutory Auditor on the Financial Statements for the year 2021 in accordance with Swiss GAAP FER (for the year ended 31.12.2021)

Report of the Statutory Auditor 2021

Report of the Statutory Auditor on the Financial Statements for the year 2021 in accordance with Swiss GAAP FER (for the year ended 31.12.2021)

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Stand: September 2016 (German)

Anlagereglement der Caritas Schweiz

Stand: September 2016 (German)

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Caritas has been a member of the Zewo Foundation since 1942. A Swiss certification body for non-profit organisations that collect donations. Zewo regularly checks whether its member organisations are using the donated funds for the purpose intended by the donors.

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