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Annual report

VSO’s work is special. It unlocks the possibility of positive change, bringing people from different backgrounds, expertise and experiences together.

VSO volunteers and partners reached 1.5 million people last year. They brought inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help achieve community goals – better healthcare, more valuable education and broader opportunities.

Download the VSO Annual Report and Financial Statements 2017-18 [PDF]

In 2017/18:

Highlights in 2017/18

Our volunteers

Financial review

Income for the year totalled £74 million

  • A - ICS 2 Contract: 35%
  • B - DFID Volunteering for Development Grant: 23%
  • C - Institutional Grants: 20%
  • D - Individual giving: 7%
  • E - Companies: 6%
  • F - Events and community: 5%
  • G - Other donations: 4%

Total expenditure for the year was £68.4 million

  • A - ICS consortium partners (contract): 25%
  • B - Livelihoods: 23%
  • C - Education: 21%
  • D - Health: 14%
  • E - Core approaches: 11%
  • F - Raising funds: 6%

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