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.

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28 October 2020
Crucial financial challenges that all organisations need to consider to survive the Covid-19 pandemic and plan for the future.
Terraced rice fields in Yuanyang county, Yunnan, China
20 October 2020
China’s position as one of the world’s largest development financers paves new routes to development, but there are worrying trends for civil society.
7 October 2020
48% of NGOs may not survive the next two years, according to the worrying findings from our latest survey on NGOs' finances and staff cuts.