Cigarra has a non-salaried 5 member Board of Directors that determines the direction of the organization. The President of the Board works directly with the Administrator for the day to day issues that present themselves. The paid personnel are 12 teachers, 1 psychologist, 2 cooks, 2 watchmen, 2 janitors, 1 maintenance, 1 accountant and 1 fiscal auditor, 1 procurement officer and an administrator.
In the US, Cigarra is registered as a 501(c)3 organization. It spends no money on fund raising or advertising, instead relying on social networking and word of mouth from generous supporters for donations of money, goods, and services.