Funding Trends

UNRWA provides regular updates on its financial situation for donors and other interested parties. In this section you will find the latest information on funding requirements and contributions received.

This information allows all our partners to have a snapshot of the financial situation of the organisation at a given time.

Contribution statistical charts

Contributions to UNRWA from all sources analysed and illustrated graphically.
Click here for all contribution charts (yearly trends)

Key facts and figures

Click here for interesting facts and figures about contributions received by UNRWA.

Funding Requirements 2013

Click here for information on our core programme budget  2013
Click here for information on our emergency appeals

TOP 20 Government donors in 2014*


Contribution (US$)

United States of America 408,751,396
European Commission 139,402,221
Saudi Arabia 103,519,499
United kingdom 95,328,127
Sweden 79,975,260
Germany 54,838,742
Norway 35,911,782
Japan (including JICA) 28,278,535
Switzerland 27,158,461
Australia 23,707,542
Netherlands 22,474,045
Denmark 22,339,767
Kuwait 17,000,000
France 16,800,000
Italy 10,775,259
Belgium (including Flanders) 10,772,636
Finland 8,865,753
Ireland 8,464,730
Palestine 8,453,349
Turkey 8,129,618

*Contribution data is accurate as of 31 December 2014. Click here (PDF) to see all government contributions. 

Top 20 Non-government donors in 2014*


Contribution (US$)

UN Agencies 43,083,888
UAE Red Crescent 42,953,021
Isalmic Development Bank 9,790,000
Isalmic Relief USA 6,600,000
Opec Fund For International Development 3,100,000
Islamic Relief Canada 3,099,603
American Friends of UNRWA 3,088,137
Dubai Cares 3,000,000
Tkiyet Um Ali 1,617,487
Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation 1,600,000
International Committee of The Red Cross 1,228,700
Dubai International Humanitarian City 1,058,958
International Islamic Relief Organization, Saudi Arabia 1,000,000
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian Foundation & Charity Est. 803,357
Islamic Relief Worldwide 753,665
Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization 652,575
UNRWA Spanish Committee 607,113
Saudi Committee 540,000
Mercy USA for Aid And Development 510,000
Muslim Relief Coalition 500,000

*Contribution data is accurate as of 31 December 2014. Click here (PDF) to see all contributions by non-government donors.