Non-governmental organisations

Private sector

European Union and UNICEF partnership



UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, civil society organisations, foundations and governments. UNICEF depends on this funding to enable the continuation of both long term development programmes and emergency preparedness and response activities.

Donors who have contributed generously to UNICEF Madagascar since 2008 include the following:

Bilateral and Multilateral Donors

  • The African Development Bank
  • Belgium (Flemish Cooperation)
  • The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
  • Estonia
  • The European Commission Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO)
  • France
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Norway 
  • The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
  • Spain
  • The United Kingdom (Department for International Development /UKAID)
  • The United States (including the US Agency for International Development)

National Committees

  • The United Nations Development Agency (UNDP)
  • The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) Emergency Cash Grant
  • The World Bank (Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Funds)

United Nations Agencies

  • The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), managed by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)
  • The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation
  • The Micronutrient Initiative
  • The United Nations Foundation

Foundations, Funds and Alliances

The IKEA Social Initiative kindly donates through various National Committees.

  • Australian Committe for UNICEF 
  • Belgian Commmitte for UNICEF
  • Danish Committe for UNICEF 
  • Dutch Committee for UNICEF 
  • French Committee for UNICEF 
  • German Committee for UNICEF 
  • Japanese Committee for UNICEF
  • Norwegian Committee for UNICEF  
  • Portuguese Committee for UNICEF
  • Spanish Committee for UNICEF
  • Swedish Committee for UNICEF
  • UK Committee for UNICEF
  • US Committee for UNICEF

UNICEF National Committees work as independent non-governmental organisations to raise money for UNICEF. There are 36 national committees globally, all helping to advoacate for children's rights. The following are generous donors to UNICEF Madagascar:



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