Income statement


Institut Guttmann, as a private foundation, is accountable to the Protectorate of Foundations, a body that protects, controls and supervises the Department de Justícia de la Generalitat de Catalunya, as well as the Department de Salut and the Ministerio de Sanidad of the Spanish Government. The foundation maintains in all its activities, and promotes legal, honourable, ethical and responsible behaviour among the relationships that establishes.

The foundation has made ethical commitments in each of its areas of activity by the Code of Ethics and the Social Statutes of the Foundation, which establish the rules of good governance to be followed by all members of the Board of Trustees and the Managing Director, who is responsible for its management.

The institutional policy of Corporate Social Responsibility establishes, in a transversal way throughout all the organization, crosscutting integration, satisfaction, participation and commitment of all stakeholders in the care of people, the environment, good governance and transparency.  This is the document, which in line with the Foundation’s objective, expresses the will, objectives, orientations, strategies and continuous action of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Compliance management system of the Fundació Institut Guttmann.

The organisation submits every year  an Audit of Accounts in order to guarantee proper management of its assets, as well as to national and international accreditation bodies that certify the safety and quality of its care and scientific and teaching activities, and the proper protection of the environment. Fundació Institut Guttmann is also a member of the Code of the Catalan Union of Hospitals and periodically submits itself to the corresponding audits in order to guarantee the confidentiality of all its actions by complying with the data protection law.


nstitut Guttmann, faithful to its policy of transparency, in addition to this annual publication of the Corporate Social Responsibility Report, has permanently updated a section on its website “Code of Ethics, Transparency and Good Governance” in which all documents relating to the results of the activity and the withdrawal of accounts are published and available, among others, and it complements the provision of the Department de Justícia of 12 September 2018 in reference to the Law 21/2014 of 29 December and in compliance the transparency obligations to which foundations and associations declared of public utility are subject.

Furthermore, it regularly reports all its actions to the Social and Participation Council, in which are represented the main associations of people with disabilities to which the Foundation dedicates its services, experts from civil society and key government administrations involved in this area.

The Board of Trustees of the foundation is responsible for formulating the annual accounts in such a way that expresses the faithful image of the assets, the financial situation and the economic results of the financial year, in accordance to regulatory framework applicable in Spain.

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 Neurorehabilitation Hospital1.763
 Income from the provision of care services26.023
 Accessory income4.323



External services




Personnel expenses


Management expenses


Depreciation and provisions


Extraordinary expenses

 Income from provision of services2.333

Diagnostic Area


Area of rehabilitation and specialised treatments

 Medical and Social Care Activity430
 Income from the provision of care services815

Research + Innovation



 Guttmann Barcelona Life® -84
 Other social activities-128

Publishing activity




Dissemination / Technical conference


Prevention / Game Over


Other Activities

RESULT "Friends of the Institut Guttmann"(*)341
 Management expenses-73
(data in thousands of euros)
Accounts at 31/12/21 audited by UniauditOliverCamps with favourable report.
(*) see destination of contributions in fundraising traceability table

The Economic Monitoring Committee of the Fundació Institut Guttmann, made up of members of the Board of Trustees, the management team and independent people from civil society, periodically supervises the foundation’s financial accounts and ensures the correct preparation of the annual accounts, budgets of the year, as well as any other financial advice or analysis commissioned by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

Most of the Foundation’s income comes from its care activities as a high-specialised hospital, and especially from the service contract it has signed with CatSalut.

Medical Care Activity33.494
Provision of care services29.150
Other funding resources9.899
Accessory income4.344
Scientific activity1.645
Social activity590
Amics de l'Institut Guttmann434
Economic and other activities1.447
Leased property74
TOTAL INCOMES 202137.610
(data in thousands of euros)

The Institut Guttmann’s income from the provision of healthcare services is 29.1 million euros, of which 19.3 million (66%) correspond to the contract with CatSalut, and 9.9 million (34%) to other funders (traffic insurers, work mutuals, private patients, both national and international, and others); Income that allows it to achieve accounts with positive results and that, together with the 4.3 million euros of ancillary income, ensure the viability of the foundation and enable it to further its founding objectives. Income from scientific activity mainly corresponds to competitive research projects and enrollments in university teaching programs. The income from social activities corresponds mainly to the residential services of the Guttmann Barcelona Life apartments for 494 thousand euros, and the subsidies for carrying out other social activities, the most significant of which is the road safety campaign developed jointly with the Catalan Service of Traffic. The “Amics de l’Institut Guttmann” fundraising campaign collects donations from entities, companies and individuals that support the foundation’s initiatives.

Finally, within economic and other activities, it is worth highlighting the transfer to result of capital grants for 480 thousand euros, financial income and interest for 430 thousand euros and leasing of spaces in the Badalona hospital center and the land attached to the center of Barcelona for 74 thousand euros.


The percentage represented by the grants on the total income of the Foundation 2021 is 0.66%, for an amount of 169 thousand euros are derived from competitive research projects, 60 thousand euros are allocated to the accident prevention program from the Catalan Traffic Service of the Ministry of the Interior of the Generalitat de Catalunya and 16 thousand correspond to a subsidy from the Department of Labor, Social Affairs and Family for the computer room and pre-employment initiation.

. Research and innovation activity:Fons competitius
- European CommunityPRECISE4Q i NISCI projects122
- ISCIII -Ministerio de Economía y CompetitividadFIS Cèl.lules mesenquimals i ERANET-CERMOD projects29
- AGAUR - Generalitat de CatalunyaPRODUCTE project14
- Ministry of Science and InnovationRetos TIN - Active Vrain projects3
- Spanish Patent and Trademark OfficePromoting patent applications overseas1
. Medical Care Activity:
- Dep. Treball, Afers Socials i Família - Generalitat de CatalunyaComputer and pre-employment Classroom19
. Social Activities:
- Servei Català de Trànsit - Generalitat de Catalunya"Game Over" prevention programme60
(data in thousands of euros)