5. 1 Emergency response fund mechanisms

Fund Upper limit Eligibility and conditions Access
CARE International ERF $300,000

(there is a minimum request of between $20,000 – $150,000 up to $300,000 in exceptional circumstances))

  • Funds to mobilise effective, timely and appropriate initial emergency assessment and response field operations
  • A single shared pooled fund that belongs to all CI Members and is available for use by all CARE COs
  • Substantial relief activities must commence within 72 hours of a disaster
  • Repayment requirements are determined depending on response conditions
  • Funds available for 3 months
Apply to the CI HOD


Annex 7.6 CI ERF Policies and Procedures

RHRC Consortium (Reproductive Health Response in Conflict) USD75,000
  • 5 – 10 page proposal that includes background and justification; goal and objectives, activities, beneficiaries of project; measurable indicators; project work plan; and budget
  • Description of proposed use of funds for maximum period of six months
  • Timeline for repayment of funds not to exceed one year from end date of proposed project


Apply to emergencySRH-HIV@careinternational.org
CARE Member emergency and board funds Variable Variable Consult with CARE Members directly, especially Lead Members