10 year anniversary
Governance & Assurance
Read about why we exist and values and reach. Or click above to read about our governance structure and current vacancies.
Donors and Partners
See which organisations are in the Network and which are our donors and partners. Or click above to find out about becoming a member.
Locally led action
New forms of financing
We're tackling what we believe are the biggest systemic problems that the sector faces.
Start Fund COVID-19
Start Fund Bangladesh
Start Fund Nepal
Anticipation & Risk Financing
Our initiatives aim to transform humanitarian action through innovation, fast funding, early action, and localisation.
Start Fund Dashboard
Crisis Response Summaries
Annual Report 2021
We are committed to transparency, accountability, evidence-led decision-making and using learning to continuously evolve.
News & Blogs
Start Network Annual Assembly
News and blog articles from across the Start Network.
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Start Network at COP27
The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis. Join the events Start Network is participating in between 7 and 17 November and share our key messages and policy asks.
Malcolm Spence joins Start Network Board
Start Network is pleased to welcome Malcolm Spence as its new independent trustee.
AS FLOODS IN PAKISTAN SUBSIDE, LOCALLY LED ACTION SUBVERTS TRADITIONAL AID MYTHS
As the world contends with the destruction that Pakistan’s monsoon floods have left in their wake, as well as the cascading impact of an emerging health crisis, some truths regarding the role of local organisations within the sector begin to become more visible, debunking myths long held by the traditional aid sector.
New “Risk Analytics in Start Ready Disaster Risk Financing” Course
We, at Start Network, are so excited to launch our next online course within the series of Start Ready Disaster Risk Financing, aimed at our members and local partners.
The new course called Risk Analytics in Start Ready DRF is also hosted via Kaya Connect and is offered free of charge covering the 2nd pillar of the Disaster Risk Financing-DRF approach.
Flooding in South America:
It was on the evening of 10 March 2022 when intense rains caused ravines to overflow and water systems to collapse in the outskirts of Barquisimeto, Lara state’s capital in Venezuela.
Holding Powerful Organisations More Accountable
As Western donors and international non-governmental organisations (INGOs), we most often have disproportionate power in relation to local and national organisations.
Senegal to receive financial assistance ahead of drought predictions
Transitioning to a locally led model