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. 

Click here for an overview of donor pledges and funds received in 2022.

Click here for all contribution charts for prior years yearly overview, and click here for 2015 – 2022 top 20 donors list.

Funding Requirements 2022

Click here for information on our core programme budget for 2022
Click here for information on our emergency appeals

TOP 20 Government donors in 2021*

Donor Contribution US$ *
USA 338,400,000
Germany 176,979,810
EU 117,653,367
Sweden 54,240,009
Japan 50,510,511
UK 40,104,619
Switzerland 31,648,928
Norway 29,988,568
France 27,958,309
Canada 27,614,551
Netherlands 27,007,706
Denmark 21,139,515
Turkey 20,471,544
Spain (including Regional Governments) 17,720,114
Qatar 17,000,000
Italy 15,804,547
Belgium (including Government of Flanders) 13,901,370
Kuwait (including Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development) 11,500,000
Finland 10,697,045
Ireland 10,659,208

* Includes total contributions made toward all programmes. Contribution data is accurate as of 31 December 2021. Click here (PDF) to see all government contributions.

Top 20 Non-government donors in 2021*

 Donor  Contribution US$ *
UNRWA USA National Committee 4,874,806
Rahmatan Lil Alamin Foundation 3,181,013
Islamic Relief USA 2,500,000
UNRWA Spanish Committee 1,861,827
Muslim Hands UK 1,842,901
Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation 1,500,000
Muslim Hands France 600,316
International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) 500,000
Foundation to Promote Open Society (FPOS) 414,885
Mercy USA for Aid and Development 350,000
DanChurch Aid 300,000
Hasene International e.V 276,294
St. John Eye Hospital 251,333
Norwegian Refugee Council 208,491
IDB 200,000
Fondation MKS 154,000
Handicap International 138,136
RKK, Japan 124,470
The Royal Health Awareness Society, Jordan 104,096
Kuwait Red Crescent Society 100,000

* Includes total contributions made toward all programmes.