Number of charities: 2,500
Total number of people employed in charities: 600,000
Total estimated donations: €782 million
The most popular method of giving is through standing orders, with organisations supporting hunger and children proving the most popular causes. There are estimated to be 4.4 million donors.
Although there is little research into the effect of the recession on fundraising in Spain, the market is continuing to grow, mainly due to individual giving. The current rate of giving is only 11% of the population but there is a feeling that Spain has great potential for increasing its number of individual donors.