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


More than just luck – first study untangling how to innovate in humanitarian action

In partnership with ALNAP, we publish the first study to untangle how to innovate successfully in humanitarian action. Read the report.

Calling innovators to tackle Surface Water Drainage in Humanitarian Camps

Have an idea for how camp drainage conditions can be improved? Funding of between £25,000-£150,000 is available from the HIF!

Latest HIF funding now OPEN

Grants up to £150,000 available to develop and/or implement ideas for innovation in humanitarian settings


Welcome to South Sudan: How the Research Began

The first blog from this project which is investigating water quality at the point of consumption in order to produce robust guidelines ensuring safe drinking water in refugee/IDP settings

Government Intervention for Flood Recovery of Small Businesses

In December 2015, heavy rains hit the Cuddalore District. AIDMI helped to secure support from the Government to provide interest free loans to small businesses affected.

Knowledge saves lives

The latest news from the Danish Demining Group whose SMS platform to record, find and alert people to mine risk areas is undergoing testing


ELRHA is hosted by Save the Children, a registered charity in England and Wales (213890) and Scotland (SC039570).

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