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


Join the Twitter chat: Innovating to eliminate gender-based violence in emergencies

Join us for a live Twitter chat on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - 25 November 2016 - to come together to explore #innovatingGBV


HIF's latest core funding call is now open for applications to fund humanitarian innovations at the development or implementation stages. Deadline 2 December 2016.

journey to scale: the winners

Earlier this year we launched a call looking for the most promising, tested, cutting-edge innovations that were ready to scale. Following our successful Retreat back in August, we can now reveal our final 3 innovations!


Innovating in Complexity — 4 Principles for Innovators

Over the course of the project, we developed a number of principles that proved essential in working on this complex subject and region. We offer them here in draft form to contribute to a discussion about the role of innovation in GBV and more broadly humanitarian aid.

Turning Challenges into Opportunities: Insurance for Informal Sector

Challenges are often accompanied by alternative opportunities that need exploration. This blog showcases the process oriented exploration of various alternatives which ultimately led to successful completion of a crucial objective in a pilot research project.

From Retrospective Detective to Fast-Tracked Feedback

Oxfam is currently wrapping up an evaluation of a 6-month pilot launched in Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, which uses mobile devices to responsibly capture qualitative feedback received informally during conversations between Syrian refugees and Oxfam technical teams working in the camp...


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