Financial Information and Transparency

EDF is committed to financial transparency. EDF is registered as an international NGO under Belgian law.

Here you can read more about our budget and our supporters and donors. 

Operating budget and income information 2019

Expenses 2019

  • Expenses related to projects: 367.988,96
  • Staff costs: 743.349,78
  • Travel costs: 332.049,6
  • Administrative and office costs: 253.002,83
  • Costs for services (communication, meetings, equipment, interpretation): 116.174,61

Total Expenses: 1.812.565,78

Income 2019

  • Operating grant subsidies: 1.155.661,48
  • Membership fees: 182.000,00
  • Other members’ contributions: 218.723,65
  • Project subsidies: 367.988,96

Total Income: 1.924.374,09

Reported Result: 111808,31

 

Operating budget and income information 2018

In 2018, EDFs annual budget was approximately 1,8 millions euros.

Around 70% was provided by the European Union. 30% was provided by a combination of other donors and partners.

EDF memberships fees contributed over 174 542 euros.

EDF also has a number of projects which you can read about here. These projects provided a combined income to EDF of more than 500.000 euros in 2018.

Operating budget and income information 2018

Expenses in 2018

  • Expenses related to projects: 546,720.35
  • Staff costs: 687.054.34
  • Travel costs: 282,536.38
  • Administrative and office costs: 238,284.85
  • Costs for services (communication, meetings, equipment, interpretation): 122,188.49

Total expenses: 1,876,748.41

  • Operating grant subsidies: 1.064.051.25
  • Membership fees: 174,542.04
  • Other members contributions: 137,335.26
  • Project subsidies: 500,855.86

Total Income: 1,876,618.52
Reported result: 6,812.86

Operating budget and income information 2017

In 2017, EDFs annual budget was approximately 1,8 millions euros.

Around 60% was provided by the European Union. 40% was provided by a combination of other donors and partners including ONCE Foundation, the Open Society Foundation (New Executives Fund), Google and the International Disability Alliance.

Almost 180.000 euros (5% of the overal income) was the contribution of EDF memberships fees.

EDF also has a number of projects which you can read about here. These projects provided a combined income to EDF of more than 500.000 euros in 2017.

Operating budget and income information 2017

Expenses in 2017

  • Expenses related to projects: 496.686,62
  • Staff costs: 688.237,12
  • Travel costs: 319.986,10
  • Administrative and office costs: 226.192,39
  • Costs for services (communication, meetings, equipment, interpretation): 87.449,22

Total expenses: 1.818.551,45

Income in 2017

  • Operating grant subsidies: 1.057.491,86
  • Membership fees: 184.615
  • Other members contributions: 95.445,86
  • Project subsidies: 401.902,91

Total Income: 1.851.618,52
Reported result: 33.067,07

Evaluation of European Disability Forum

This summary report presents the key findings of an evaluation of the European Disability Forum (EDF) as it reaches the half-way point of its Strategic Framework 2017-2021 and has completed the first two years of a four-year European Commission funded workplan.

See the complete evaluation

Corporate Sponsorship Guidelines

Working with corporate partners helps the European Disability Forum (EDF) reach new and diverse audiences, while raising funds to support our work in Europe. In May 2018, the EDF Annual General Assembly adopted corporate sponsorship guidelines with the objective of enabling the creation of mutually beneficial partnerships between the EDF and the corporate sector. The Guidelines are set out in order to enable the EDF to access financial support from the private sector while ensuring that EDF that partnerships do not conflict with EDFs values.

Read the guidelines

Donors and financial supporters

EDF’s core activities are financed exclusively by membership fees, donations, projects and a running cost grant from the European Union under the Rights Equality and Citizenship Programme.

EDF welcomes donations from external stakeholders – including governmental and corporate actors – who share our vision and values.

We thank our donors for their support. 

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