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Start Fund Training

The resources available on this page are aimed at understanding the Start Fund, a funding mechanism based on alerts that trigger fast action. They will show Start Network members, how the Start Fund works, and how to draft alerts.

Start Fund training and guidance

These resources are aimed at understanding the Start Fund, a funding mechanism based on alerts that trigger fast action.

They will show Start Network members how the Start Fund works and how to draft alerts.

Start Fund Training

We offer members a range of training sessions on various aspects of Start Fund. These include:

  • inductions on the Start Fund mechanism and its niche
  • alert notes
  • preparation for anticipation and response actions
  • successful proposals design and project reporting
  • cross-learning between regions and countries.

Online Start Fund training session

The Start Fund team has scheduled a series of trainings on the different stages of the Start Fund Alert Cycle in the course of 2022. This will:

  • support and encourage members’ access to Start Fund
  • increase the effectiveness and quality of Start Fund projects
  • collect feedback from members on how we can adapt and improve the Start Fund process.

These live training sessions are organised in several languages throughout the year. Download the schedule.

Start Fund training videos

We have created eight short videos on the Start Fund Alert Cycle. These include step-by-step guidance and useful tips and will give you a better understanding of the different stages of the alert cycle, for both anticipation and response alerts.

Access full playlist here

START FUND E-COURSES

Crisis Anticipation and Action: this e-course builds your understanding of the Start Fund's proactive approach to providing humanitarian aid. This includes what crisis anticipation is and the elements to consider when raising a crisis anticipation alert.

This self-guided online course is available free of charge through the Kaya platform.

START FUND RESOURCES

START FUND CUSTOMISED TRAINING EVENTS

We can provide a customised session, course or other capacity development activity for members and local partners. This will enhance your knowledge of Start Fund either for your particular location or globally. Please contact us directly to request an event.