In this article we introduce the second German member to join us this year. Who is World Relief Germany? World Relief Germany was founded in 1998 as PartnerAid. The Christian organisation summarises their work and motivation as follows: ‘Our faith in God and commitment to reconciliation motivate us to partner with communities in relief and […]
We aim to make the most of the opportunities that exist for project funding and joint programming.
We do this by sharing information on funding available from institutional donors, foundations and the private sector – identifying what we can do together to bring scale, expertise and impact.
As the world’s biggest donor for humanitarian and development action, the European Union is an important donor for us – by our most recent calculation we collectively receive €52.2 million in grants from the European Commission.
Making a contribution to ending poverty and social exclusion would not be possible without those supporters whose generosity underpins our work. How we engage and hold ourselves accountable to our support base is a conversation that the communications & private fundraising working group holds.
Together for humanitarian response
A key part of our collaboration in humanitarian relief is our disaster response mechanism. Through online collaborative tools we are able share information in a crisis on a ‘live’ basis, ensuring a quick, effective and efficient response in an extremely short time frame. We keep our collaboration modality light and flexible, sharing information within the network for maximum effect.