Annual Report 2008
Scouting is an investment with long-term potential. The values and skills that young people acquire can last a lifetime.
"The best investment advice you can have is to make your money work with Scouting to find, to train, and to empower tomorrow’s young leaders. It is safe, it is long-term and it yields more than you can get from any other possible investment,” Lars Kolind, Chairman, World Scout Foundation.
For the fiscal year ending 31 December 2008
US$3 million core and project grants to the World Organization of the Scout Movement
US$4.98 million funds raised
US$40 million total assets
1,779 members of the Baden-Powell World Fellowship