History of the Start Network
Governance & Assurance
Read about why we exist and values and reach. Or click above to read about our governance structure and current vacancies.
See which organisations are in the Network and which are our donors and partners. Or click above to find out about becoming a member.
We're tackling what we believe are the biggest systemic problems that the sector faces.
Anticipation & Risk Financing
Start Fund Bangladesh
Migration Emergency Response
Our initiatives aim to transform humanitarian action through innovation, fast funding, early action, and localisation.
Start Fund Dashboard
Crisis Response Summaries
We are committed to transparency, accountability, evidence-led decision-making and using learning to continuously evolve.
News & Blogs
News and blog articles from across the Start Network.
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World Food Day
Crises, violent conflicts, war, extreme climatic events and economic slowdowns continue to drive hunger in many parts of the world. Read more about the Start Network on World Food Day,
A rapid response to flooding in Mali
Heavy rainfall in Mali triggered devastating floods in Mali, read the stories of survival from the Start Fund awarded response.
Charter4Change: is progress being made?
On behalf of the Charter4Change secretariat, we would like to share the following survey opportunity.
Start Network holds first AGM and first Assembly meeting as an independent charity
Start Network today held it's first Annual General Meeting and the first Assembly meeting as an independent charity.
Start Network invites five founding hubs to join a proof of concept phase
Start NETWORK joins global partnership aiming to make 1 billion people safer
Start Network has today signalled its commitment to help millions of people become more resilient to climate-related crises by strengthening early humanitarian financing and action.
$10M INSURANCE PAYOUT ANNOUNCED FOR AID CHARITIES TO ACT EARLY TO MITIGATE DROUGHT IN SENEGAL
Start Network has today confirmed that the biggest ever funding allocation to civil society for early humanitarian action has been announced. The money will enable aid agencies to offer life-saving support to people before an oncoming drought in Senegal leads to a famine, which threaten people’s lives.
NEW PAPER PUBLISHED AIMING TO DRIVE BETTER COORDINATION IN PRE-EMPTIVE HUMANITARIAN FINANCING
Start Network's new paper published today calls for better coordination on pre-emptive humanitarian financing, to avoid the ‘missed opportunity’ to save lives, cut the costs of emergency response, and build more resilient communities.