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


NEW videos: next steps on the Journey to Scale

Follow Field Ready, Translators without Borders, and Panzi Foundation and Make Music Matter as they continue to explore topics like the benefits of forming partnerships, how to scale to address a particular need and working towards a new (and improved) humanitarian future. Watch their vlogs...

New report launch: Too tough to scale?

Despite increased investment in the area, scaling humanitarian innovations is still a big and ongoing challenge. In our latest report we identify key barriers and explore ways of moving forward.

Using innovation to break down barriers to handwashing in emergency settings

The steps to washing your hands seem simple. You just grab the soap, turn on the tap and follow the guidance. But what if you don’t have soap, or any clean water? Sometimes it takes more than 3 steps to wash your hands.


What we learned: SenseMaker as a Monitoring and Evaluation Tool

Queens Uni and partners share key learning from their project seeking to evaluate the feasibility of using SenseMaker® as an M&E tool for GBV services in Lebanon

Raising the bar for routine M&E in GBV programs – From recognition to diffusion

IRC present their new GBV M&E tools, with which they wish to shift the focus from output to outcomes by measuring ‘felt stigma’ and ‘psychosocial functioning'

Listening to Gaza’s farmers: keeping Oxfam accountable to communities

The voices of farmers in the Gaza strip are heard, and their complaints taken seriously through Oxfam's mobile case management system for submitting feedback


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