The resources of APQO consist of:
- The fees of the members; income from certain activities connected with the achievement of the aims of APQO; income from the sale of, and subscription to, certain publications or the sale of copyrights; and,
- Subsidies, grants or gifts, subject to acceptance by the Executive Board.
The amount of the annual fees of the Members is to be determined by a decision of the Council taken with a two-third majority of the votes in an ordinary meeting. Honorary Members are not to be required to pay fees. The financial year of APQO will be the calendar year.
All functions connected with the management of APQO, except those of its secretariat, are to be voluntary.