Join the Australians making a difference

Help meet urgent needs and empower people with the tools to fight poverty. As part of our global community, you can help deliver impact at scale to children in the hardest-to-reach places. 

Your generosity will support a range of programs to help children live life to the fullest.

If we receive contributions in excess of the needs in a particular category, we will use it in other categories where it is most needed.

How your giving helps change lives

As a leading charity in Australia, we are committed to building trust through being transparent about our operations. 

84%* our work, 8% Fundraising, 7% Admin and accountability

84%* of total operating expenses were used for field programs and advocacy work – helping families and communities.
*2023 financial year

Join us as an agent of global change

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For 70 years people like you have empowered us to help the most vulnerable people in the most vulnerable places. Your generosity means that communities in 100 countries across the World Vision International Partnership are supported, impacting the lives of 200 million children around the world. Your generosity means real results.

Frequently asked questions

World Vision works in some of the poorest countries in the world where the need for help is greatest. 

The World Vision Partnership works across Asia and the Pacific, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

World Vision Australia supports the World Vision Partnership’s global operations, including the cost of technical experts who oversee and coordinate disaster relief, development and international advocacy activities across the globe. To read more about how we work through the World Vision Partnership, see our Annual Report.

World Vision Australia also works with Australia First Nations communities around the country.  

Our work is made possible by the support of generous Australians.

We work hard to make sure all resources are used as efficiently and effectively as possible to bring maximum impact to children in need.

84% of total operating expenses go to field programs and advocacy work – helping families and communities.

We take financial accountability very seriously. Our financial statements are externally audited (in the same way and to the same standards which apply to Australian companies) and our annual reports are prepared to internationally acknowledged standards of transparency for not-for-profits.

For detailed information, you can read where the funds go or check out our annual reports

Information that you provide to us will enable us to process your request (eg. gift, payment, registration, subscription, change of details) as the law permits or for other purposes explained in our Privacy Policy. We don’t rent, sell or exchange information we hold.
As a financial supporter of World Vision Australia, you will receive an Annual Tax Statement by the end of July each year showing a summary of tax-deductible donations you have made to us in the previous financial year. 
Depending on your own tax position, the Annual Tax Statement will help you claim a tax deduction when it is time to prepare your tax return. 
Find out more about Annual Tax Statements and receiving your tax statement online in our Tax Statement FAQs.

Funds will be used at World Vision’s discretion in line with current development and organisational priorities. Funding can be directed to any area, region or sector in which World Vision is active and to any aspect of our work. For more information, you can read our where the funds go page.