The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organisations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance.


The problem with problem recognition: incentives, influence and intellectual shortcuts

We must constantly respond to problems and look for improvements in the way that we work and the outcomes that we deliver. Sometimes a failure to see sufficient change might lead us to a bigger problem that requires a rethink of ‘standard practice’ entirely. This is what we mean by innovation...

Funding alert: Taking a local perspective on measuring the impact of GBV programming

On 5 September 2018 we launched a funding call, 'taking a local perspective on measuring the impact of GBV programming in emergencies'. Apply by 7 October.

Innovation Insights Webinar Series

Innovation is not magic. Tools, knowledge & guidance all play a role in helping us to ‘do innovation better’. Join our Innovation Insights Webinar Series this autumn, where we'll share learning & insights from our hands-on experience of providing funding & support to over 150 projects...


FAST – Conference attendance

Austrian Red Cross report back from the 41st WEDC Conference and 8th EHHF Forum, where they presented their faecal sludge field lab, and learnt about other interesting ongoing initiatives

#DIGITALPH: A Legacy of the Philippine Catholic Church

With their #DIGITALPH project having ended, Nassa/Caritas Philippines are seeking to influence a paradigm shift in disaster information management through adapting and contextualising their pre-crisis mapping tool across the Philippines

Prevention is better than a cure

Manchester Metropolitan University, Communicability Global and UNHCR Rwanda are collaboratively seeking to better understand how refugees with communication disabilities access SGBV prevention services


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