Amina's child receiving CMAM nutrition (a funded Innovation Fund project) support at IRC's health clinic in Somalia from the clinic nurse, Qadra. Amina and her seven children fled from their home in the Qoryooley region due to food insecurity.
Amina's child receiving CMAM nutrition (a funded Innovation Fund project) support at IRC's health clinic in Somalia from the clinic nurse, Qadra. Amina and her seven children fled from their home in the Qoryooley region due to food insecurity.

Innovation Fund

Airbel’s Innovation Fund maximizes the impact of every dollar spent on aid by finding higher impact, more scalable solutions for humanitarian crises. The IRC created the Innovation Fund to inject flexible resources into the development of bold solutions that otherwise may not be funded by traditional donors. 

The goal of the Innovation Fund is to catalyze new, riskier ideas that have high impact at scale potential with people affected by conflict and crisis. We iterate quickly in order to advance the most successful solutions and we measure their viability with increasing rigor at every step along the way.

$2.7M Invested
26 Ideas
16 Countries
2.8M People
with projections to reach
77M People over the next 5 years
*data from 2018 - 2024

Recent Investments

  • 2023 Annual Airbel Innovation Fund Impact Report

    Reinventing Aid: New solutions for responding to conflict and crisis

    External link

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