Olympic Movement Funding Model

The IOC is a privately-funded non-profit organisation that distributes over 90% of its revenues to organisations throughout the Olympic Movement worldwide.

$5bn is generated through the Olympic Games and reinvested into the Athlete community.

IOC distribution strictly monitored

IFRS financial statements published annually

Compliance and good governance

Externally audited

Revenue distribution

Revenue is distributed around the world, $3.4m* is distributed daily to help athletes and supporting organisations at all levels, on and off the field of play.

*Information based on 2013-2016 financial statements

IOC Contribution to support the Games

IOC Contribution enables the staging of the Olympic Games, from Salt Lake City 2002 to PyeongChang 2018 there was a +60% increase in contribution to the successful staging of the Games.

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The IOC contribution to support IFs

The IOC contributes funding to International Federations to support each IF to operate, govern, develop and promote their sport at an international level split across:

33 Olympic Summer IFs

36 IOC recognised IFs (inc. 7 provisional)

7 Olympic Winter IFs

5 IOC recognised IF associations (inc. 1 provisional)

IOC Contribution to support NOCs

The IOC contributes funding to National Olympic Committees around the world allowing NOCs to support their Athletes nationally.

Approved by the IOC Executive Board on 27 March 2019

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IOC Contribution enables the staging of the Youth Olympic Games

The IOC contributes funding to enable the staging of the Youth Olympic Games.

The Summer Youth Olympic Games feature over 4,000 Athletes and are held over a 12 day period.

The Winter Youth Olympic Games feature over 1,100 Athletes and are held over a 10 day period.

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