Funding in Conflict-Affected Environments: A note for Grantmakers


With more than a billion people living in areas ravaged by conflict, with severe poverty prevalent in unstable regions, and with increasing numbers of refugees fleeing violence, the human misery caused by conflict cries out for action.

A core objective of this guide is to highlight the positive contribution that independent grantmaking Trusts and Foundations can make to peacebuilding.

Clearly all grantmaking decisions have consequences and these can be particularly marked for good or ill in a violently contested society.

We have produced a summary of the report, and an edition of the full report, in English. We have also produced Spanish and Arabic editions.