VAB seeks contributions from individuals, foundations, corporate and government agency donors in North America. Fundraising is done mostly through letter campaigns, VAB presentations at community and professional gatherings, and meetings and telephone contacts with potential donors. VAB maintains low overhead expenses due to the diligent work of its volunteers. Approximately 10% of funds collected over the past three years have been used for fundraising costs and operational costs such as office maintenance, office supplies and paid personnel in Dhaka..
VAB’s operations are open to inspection by donors and others. It submits annual audited reports to the Internal Revenue Service and to the Department of Finance of the Government of the State of New York.