People in Dhaka, Bangladesh from above

How the first Humanitarian Impact Bond will transform financing of aid

ICRC's new way of financing humanitarian work has the potential to modernise the existing funding mechanisms and test new ways of supporting people in need.


To help NGOs adapt to increasing funding pressures and complexities, we offer resources and support on securing sustainable funding, including guide to open grant funding and our reguarly updated upcoming funding opportunities page.  

You can also find out more about value for money, payment by resultsEC funding and cost recovery.

News and views

3 August 2022
As we come to the end of our Responsible Fundraising series, what have we learnt and what next for our work to help support INGOs to become better partners and allies to grassroots activists and local organisations when fundraising?
12 July 2022
Amref Health Africa recently found that fundraising appeals led by the people they intend to help can raise more money and be more effective than those created by the charity itself. What can we learn and adopt into our own fundraising?
Workers picking tea on a farm in Southern Tanzania.
6 July 2022
There are barriers to solving global crises such as insufficient and ineffectively targeted public finance and a financing architecture which is not responsive to these challenges. Could building a Regional Public Investment mechanism help?