CARE believes that solving the complex challenges of poverty and social injustice can best be achieved by working with others. By pooling resources and expertise, our collective action is greater and more impactful than what we can deliver on our own. In addition to funding partners, we work with a range of actors from local project partners and advocacy allies to research and technical institutions, and suppliers.

Project partners, at local or national level, bring knowledge and understanding of poverty and injustice as they play out in their own community and country context. They may be grassroots organizations, cooperatives, small businesses or government officials, who best understand the issues at stake. CARE aims to support and enhance their skills and capacity so that communities can unleash their full potential.

Advocacy allies allow us to give more prominence to the issues and voice of those affected by poverty and injustice. To this end, we partner with humanitarian and development NGOs, prominent advocates, national and regional alliances, and celebrities, to amplify the voice of those affected and the changes needed to reverse poverty. 

Research and technical institutions bring world-class academic knowledge, and technical advances to the fight against poverty. These partnerships are critical to capture and apply new ideas, knowledge and practice to real-world settings.

Suppliers deliver essential goods and services needed to advance our emergency and development programs. We work with a range of suppliers, thriving to support local economics and keep operational costs low.

CARE is committed to partnerships that are empowering, respectful, and focused on mutual learning and growth. We believe that poverty and social injustice can best be addressed through strategic and impactful partnerships with a range of actors from government, civil society, private sector and beyond.

Our Donors

Our work would not be possible without the support of those who partner with us to fund our work – individuals, corporations, trusts, foundations, governments, institutions and community groups.

Multilateral funding partners

  • European Union (EU) through the European Commission Humanitarian Office (ECHO)
    and Directorate General for Development and Co-operation (DG DEVCO).
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR)
  • The World Bank (WB)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • World Food Programme (WFP)

Bilateral partners

As well as…

... over one million individuals, corporations and private foundations worldwide whose financial gifts make our work possible.

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