Founded in 1919. After reindependence functioning as NGO. ERC has 16 local branches network. By 31 12 2013 the membership was 3914, incl active volunteers ca 500. General Assembly takes place every 4 year (the last one in 2011) where the ERC Chairman, Head Committee (26 persons, meet twice a year) and the Executive Board (7 persons, meet once a month) are elected. GA elect also the auditing commission (3 persons) and commission af statutes and ethics (3 persons). Every local branch has its elected board, elected auditing commission and one appointed paid person.
Main income of ERC is 3,9% from budget of gambling games. Still it was enough for statutory activities.