- Emergencies – €89 million
- Integrated – €19.3 million
- Health – €16.3 million
- Livelihoods – €12.8 million
- Education – €3.6 million
Our award-winning annual reports detail our objectives, activities and achievements.
Transforming lives in 25 countries across three continentsWhere we work
Read our 2018 annual report
Concern's objectives, activities and achievements in 2018 can be found in our new annual report.Read the report
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Accountability and transparency are central to our values as an organisation. In fact, they are part of our core values. We’re committed to using your donations to transform the lives of some of the poorest people in the world.
In 2018, we reached approximately 24 million people in 25 of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable countries. We spent over €141 million on our overseas programmes.
In our work, we're dedicated to following the best charity codes and policies, from how we deal with emergencies to how we fundraise. We believe that charities have to be accountable, transparent and effective.
Triple lock membership
Governance, reporting and fundraising practices combine to provide a triple lock designed to guarantee any charity's integrity to the public. We have been awarded 'Triple Lock' membership from the Charities Institute Ireland, which demonstrates our commitment to best practice in all aspects of good governance, transparency and fundraising.
Prize winning published accounts
Core Humanitarian Standard
Humanitarian Accountability Partnership
We take our obligations around transparency seriously. We only exist, and our work is only possible, because of the support shown to us by people, businesses, communities and governments. That trust was hard won and easily lost. Top class transparency is part of what helps us maintain that support."
Do you have a question about our transparency arrangements?
Our strategic plan runs from 2016 to 2020 and commits the organisation to progress under six key goals. They are:
Overall, we believe that we are making satisfactory progress on our strategic plan and that delivery on most objectives is broadly on track. The targets are ambitious and continue to stretch the organisation.
An overview of our strategic plan can be viewed and downloaded below.
The Group’s CEO, Dominic MacSorley, was paid a salary of €104,989 and received a 9% contribution to a defined contribution pension scheme. He received no additional benefits in the current or prior year.
Maintaining our high standards in accountability and transparency is very important to us. Our annual reports for years gone by are all available online.
Public trust and confidence is so important to us. That’s why we work hard to ensure we are transparent in our governance and management.
people reached through our emergency response
people reached through our health interventions
people reached through our long term development programmes
When you partner with us the results are transformational - for your business and the beneficiaries we work with.
From bake sales to coffee mornings and beyond – staff fundraising is a great way to foster team spirit while raising money for our life-saving work.