Funding Trends

UNRWA provides regular financial updates to donors and other stakeholders. This section shares the latest information on funding requirements and contributions received.

Contribution statistical charts

Contributions to UNRWA from all sources analysed and illustrated graphically.
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Key facts and figures

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

Funding Requirements 2016

Click here for information on our core programme budget for 2016
Click here for information on our emergency appeals

TOP 20 Government donors in 2018*


Contribution (US$)

EU (including  ECHO) 178,989,326
Germany 177,439,447
Saudi Arabia 159,956,771
UK * 92,754,569
Sweden 64,999,762
USA 60,429,282
UAE 53,800,000
Qatar 51,499,779
Kuwait 50,000,000
Japan 44,999,224
Netherlands 36,278,753
United Arab Emirates 27,828,599
Australia 26,746,123
Denmark 22,677,756
Belgium (including Flanders) 19,055,991
Italy 18,774,000
France (including municipalities) 17,090,974
Ireland 16,017,103
Finland 15,498,794
Luxembourg 15,261,693

*Contribution data is accurate as of 31 December 2018. Click here (PDF) to see all government contributions.

Top 20 Non-government donors in 2015*


Contribution (US$)

UN Agencies 25,833,701
Isalmic Development Bank 40,000,000
UAE Red Crescent 8,004,634
Isalmic Relief USA 6,169,886
Education Above All Foundation 4,612,022
American Friends of UNRWA 1,666,776
Opec Fund For International Development 1,500,000
MBC Group (MBC Al-Amal) 999,956
International Committee of the Red Cross 940,780
Al-Khair Foundation 777,605
RKK 583,552
Saudi Committee 574,400
UNRWA Spanish Committee 417,807
Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization 414,309
League of Arab States 300,000
Interpal 245,146
Islamic Relief Canada 216,606
OXFAM 183,315
Microclinic International 180,000
Tkiyet Un Ali 163,215

*Contribution data is accurate as of 31 December 2015. Click here (PDF) to see all contributions by non-government donors.