Funding Channels

Funding Channels

Funding to the Lebanese Government under the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan – humanitarian/stabilisation

Support can be directed to the Lebanese Government for programmes and projects implemented by line ministries and specialised government agencies under the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan. For further information, contact: Mario Abou Zeid, Ministry of Social Affairs, mario.abouzeid@gmail.com  

Direct funding to UN agencies and non-governmental organizations - humanitarian/stabilization/development

Contributions can be channeled through UN agencies and non-governmental organizations working in collaboration with the GoL to deliver the LCRP. For a list of participating organizations to the LCRP and further information, contact: Claudia Rodriguez - rodriguez24@un.org

Contributing to the Emergency Response Fund Lebanon (ERF Lebanon) - humanitarian/stabilization

Established in January 2015, the ERF Lebanon is a Country-based Pooled Fund (CBPF), administered by OCHA to provide NGOs and UN agencies with rapid and flexible in-country funding to address critical humanitarian gaps and to respond to immediate and short-term needs of highly vulnerable and risk-prone communities, Syrians, Palestinians and Lebanese alike. ERF Lebanon finances projects aimed at increasing humanitarian access, meeting life-saving needs and strengthening partnerships with local and international NGOs in Lebanon. Since 2012, Lebanon was supported by the regional Syria ERF. The OCHA Lebanon Country Office provides M&E and administrative support to the ERF and the advisory board, and guides and supports new identified partners. For more information on how to contribute to ERF Lebanon, contact: Rawad El Zir - elzir@un.org

Contributing through the Lebanon Recover Fund (LRF) - stabilization/development

The LRF is a Multi-Donor Trust Fund established in 2006 at the request of the Government of Lebanon. It enables donors to pool their resources to facilitate the financing of short- and medium-term projects that are executed by participating UN organizations, in cooperation with the Government and non-governmental organizations. The LRF provides finance for priority projects that support the stabilization component of the LCRP and in particular to deliver assistance to the Lebanese host communities. The UN Resident Coordinator Office provides M&E and administrative support to the LRF and the steering committee. For more information on how to make a contribution, contact: Rony Gedeon - rony.gedeon@one.un.org

Contributing through the Lebanon Syrian Crisis Trust Fund (LSCTF) – stabilization/development

The Lebanon Syrian Crisis Trust Fund (LSCTF) is a Multi-Donor Trust Fund managed by the Government of Lebanon and the World Bank. It aims to help mitigate the impact of the Syrian conflict on the Lebanese people and host communities through financing activities identified in the Roadmap of Priority Interventions for Stabilization from the Syrian Conflict. The World Bank provides M&E and secretariat support to the LSCTF. For more information on how to make a contribution, contact: Mouna Couzi - mcouzi@worldbank.org

Contributing through other Lebanese Ministries/UN programmes

Contributions can also be channeled through bilateral Ministries/UN programmes: e.g. Reaching All Children with Education (RACE), the Lebanon Host Communities Support Program (LHSP), etc. For a list of similar programmes, contact: Rony Gedeon - rony.gedeon@one.un.org

Registering and recognizing your contributions

OCHA’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS) records all reported humanitarian contributions to emergencies. The tool facilitates an analysis of funding resources available and gaps. Please report your contributions to the LCRP either by email to fts@un.org or through the on-line contribution report form at www.fts.unocha.org

The Lebanon UN Resident Coordinator’s Office supports the Government of Lebanon to establish a non-humanitarian Financial Tracking Service to record stabilization/development allocations. To report to FTS and record your contribution, you can do so either by email to Maximo Halty (maximo.halty@undp.org) or through www.rcoimtools.com