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 2020.

Click here for all contribution charts for prior years yearly overview, and click here for 2015 – 2020 top 20 donors list.

Funding Requirements 2020

Click here for information on our core programme budget for 2020
Click here for information on our emergency appeals

TOP 20 Government donors in 2019*


Contribution (US$)

Germany 169,924,991
EU (including ECHO) 131,742,673
UK 76,259,850
Sweden  64,544,971
UAE 51,800,000
Saudi Arabia 49,536,960
France 45,924,606
Japan 43,438,361
Qatar 41,720,520
Norway 29,539,249
Switzerland 26,089,972
Netherlands 21,710,232
Canada 18,618,549
Italy 15,238,757
Australia 13,853,706
Belgium (including Government of Flanders) 13,503,431
Turkey 11,099,308
Denmark 10,822,103
Spain (including Regional Governments) 9,216,072
Ireland 8,545,293

*Contribution data is accurate as of 31 December 2019. Click here (PDF) to see all government contributions.

Top 20 Non-government donors in 2019*


Contribution (US$)

Islamic Development Bank 35,800,000
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 2019. Click here (PDF) to see all contributions by non-government donors.