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.
The Working Differently Challenge
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.
Start Fund COVID-19
Start Fund Bangladesh
Anticipation & Risk Financing
Migration Emergency Response
Our initiatives aim to transform humanitarian action through innovation, fast funding, early action, and localisation.
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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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Start Network's Annual Report for 2019
Christina Bennett and Suzanne Lyne, Start Network's CEO and CFOO reflect on Start Network's impact in 2019.
COVID-19: A message from our CEO and CFOO
The global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting all of us, our families, our communities, our way of life, and for Start Network, the content of our work.
World Economic Summit 2020
Last week's World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos brought together around 3,000 participants from around the world, focused on high-level discussions between political and business leaders around global challenges and big themes. Start Network attended this year, and this is what we thought.
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.
Annual Report 2018
The Start Network is pleased to share the 2018 Annual Report showcasing its work on revolutionising the way that humanitarian aid is being disbursed.
A message from out-going CEO Sean Lowrie
This is my last day with the Start Network. It has been an unimaginable privilege to lead this effort over the past 9 years, and I am leaving with a sense of humility, pride and gratitude.
Applications open for Start Network membership pilot in two countries
Start Network is opening up the opportunity for 10 local and national organisations in two countries/regions to take the next step towards forming a hub in their locality, by taking part in piloting a new tiered due diligence framework.
Why independence matters
This is big news: spinning off a new charity is the not-for-profit equivalent of an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Today we have become an independent Company and Charity that is owned by the Member NGOs. Until today we have been a consortium hosted by Save the Children UK. Until today we have seen ourselves as a start-up. Today we exited that incubation.