How we spend your money
On average for every £1 Oxfam spends, 84p goes on our emergency, development and campaigning work, 9p is spent on support and running costs and 7p is invested to generate future income.
Of the 84p spent on emergency, development and campaigning work, the breakdown is as follows: 43p went on humanitarian emergencies, 39p on longer-term development and 2p on campaigning and advocacy. (These figures are taken from Oxfam GB's 2019/20 Annual Report.)
We understand that when you make a charitable donation, you want to know exactly where your money is going and we pledge to be clear and transparent when it comes to spending your contributions.
Oxfam's life-changing work would not be possible without generous people like you. We appreciate every single gift we receive and we work hard to ensure that not a penny is wasted in our fight to end poverty and injustice.
How every £1 we spend breaks down
43p emergency response
Your donations help us save lives in emergencies and help people rebuild afterwards.
Emmily drinks at an Oxfam water point in Mabondo village, Masvingo District, Zimbabwe. Photo: Aurelie Marrier D'Unienville / Oxfam
39p development work
Your donations support our work beat poverty in 67 countries around the world.
2p campaigning for change
2p of every pounds supports our campaigning and advocacy work.
Allan Gichigi / Oxfam
7p fundraising costs
7p is invested to generate future income. For every £1 that we spend on fundraising we aim to raise £5.
Bekki Frost / Oxfam
9p support and running costs
Just 9p in every £1 you spend is used to keep Oxfam alive; paying our staff and our running costs.