The Russian invasion of Ukraine is devastating and our hearts go out to all those impacted by this crisis.
As a community of fundraisers whose very purpose is to support one another across national boundaries and to protect civil society, EFA opposes brutality and we strongly condemn Putin’s attack on Ukraine.
We stand in solidarity with our members and friends in support of the Ukrainian people. We stand for a world that is fair and just, where people are treated with respect and kindness, and can live in peace.
Across Europe and beyond, NGOs and nonprofits are rallying to rescue and support those impacted by the war, delivering vital aid. Fundraisers have a critical role in sourcing funding, working fast and innovatively to inspire the public to help those in need in Ukraine. The success of these fundraising appeals has raised millions of Euros over the past week alone.
We encourage all those who are able to donate to do so, sharing links to some of the most prominent appeals below.
This page was last updated on 06 April 2022.
Donating to help Ukrainian people
Support Ukraine Now – Comprehensive list of Ukrainian appeals supported by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, offering a variety of options to help, including donating, sending humanitarian supplies, hosting Ukrainians and more
Ukrainian Red Cross – Appeal to fund first aid and humanitarian support in Ukraine
Razom for Ukrainę – Raising funding for critical medical supplies and to amplify the voices of Ukrainians
Come Back Alive – The largest organisation raising funds to equip the nation’s armed forces with technology, training and ammunition to defend Ukraine.
Appeal for the Armed Forces – Ukrainian appeal for the armed forces from the National Bank of Ukraine
Zagoriy Foundation – Working to develop a culture of charitable giving in Ukraine and to support the philanthropic infrastructure, Zagoriy Foundation pivoted during the Russian invasion to provide humanitarian and financial assistance to civil society organisations. Zagoriy is one of the hosts for #GivingTuesday in Ukraine.
Appeals in Central and Eastern Europe
Fundacja Siepomaga – Polish crowdfunding appeal for humanitarian aid
Fundacja Ocalenie Facebook Appeal – Polish Facebook fundraiser from Fundacja Ocalenie
Solidarity with Ukraine – Polish crowdfunding appeal on Pomagam raising funds for humanitarian aid
Polish Humanitarian Action – Fundraising for those who have been displaced and refugees coming to Poland.
Caritas Poland – Fundraising to keep families in Ukraine safe, and those who escape to Poland.
Darujme.cz – Czech online giving platform hosting multiple appeals to raise funds for Ukraine
Post Bellum – Czech appeal for non-combat equipment, including protective wear, such as helmets, drones and radios
I want to help – Czech directory of organisations helping those in Ukraine
Darujme.sk – Ukraine – Slovak online fundraising appeal, promoting multiple appeals to raise funds for Ukraine
Donio.sk – Ukraine Appeal – Collaborative appeal from Slovak NGOs and umbrella bodies
CEE Impact Fund for Ukraine – The think tank CEE Impact has established a fund to finance collaboration of nonprofits, business and academia to work on long-term solutions in the fields of: education and childcare for Ukrainian children; integration of Ukrainian citizens in welcoming societies; language support for children and adults; psychological and legal support for Ukrainian refugees; and employment opportunities for Ukrainian refugees
Directories of appeals for Ukraine that have been curated by national fundraising bodies and others
Austrian Fundraising Association – 20 Ukrainian appeals from Austrian nonprofits, curated by Fundraising Verband Austria
DonorInfo.be – A list of Ukrainian appeals from Belgian nonprofits, curated by DonorInfo.be
Finnish Fundraising Association – A list of Ukrainian appeals from Finnish nonprofits, curated by Vastuullinen Lahjoittaminen (VaLa)
Infodon – A list of France-based nonprofit appeals for Ukraine, curated by Infodon.
German Fundraising Association – A list of appeals in Germany, curated by DFRV
Fundraising Norway – A list of Ukrainian appeals from Norwegian nonprofits, curated by Fundraising Norge
Center for Leadership – A list of organisations and initiatives providing immediate response and long-term support for Ukrainian refugees, curated by the Center for Leadership in Poland
Spanish Fundraising Assocation – A list of nonprofit appeals for Ukraine, curated by Asociación Española de Fundraising
Give Sweden – A list of Ukrainian appeals from Swedish nonprofits, curated by Giva Sverige
Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) – A list of UK-based appeals, curated by CAF
Philea NGOs for Ukraine – A searchable directory of NGOs running appeals for Ukraine
The Wheel – A useful list of Irish appeals for Ukraine
International or collaborative NGO appeals
WHO Health Emergency Appeal for Ukraine – An appeal to fund vital healthcare provision to the Ukrainian population
KBFUS Humanitarian Response Fund – Run by King Baudouin Foundation United States, this fund is pooling contributions to be distributed to three local nonprofits working on the frontlines – Caritas Ukraine, People in Need Ukraine, and the Polish Red Cross
Global Giving’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund – Global Giving appeal, with aid distributed through local partners
International Rescue Committee’s Ukraine Appeal – Global appeal to those in need in Ukraine
Save the Children’s Ukraine Appeal – Global appeal to help Ukrainian children
UNHCR’s Ukraine Emergency Appeal – Global appeal to support families in need of humanitarian assistance
Austrian Relief Coalition – Austrian appeal for Ukraine drawing together 6 humanitarian nonprofits, and supported by the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF)
Aktion Deutschland Hilft – Emergency Aid Ukraine – An appeal from Germany’s Relief Coalition for emergency aid for Ukraine
Betterplace’s Emergency Relief for Ukraine – German appeal on Betterplace to raise emergency relief funding for Ukraine
Œuvre d’Orient’s Emergency Appeal – The NGO Œuvre d’Orient is raising funds to support Ukrainian families and communities, welcoming them into neighbouring countries and to support programmes run by the Ukrainian diocese in France.
Specialist cause-based appeals
Internews Ukraine Appeal – This appeal aims to build and protect independent media, helping resist oligarch control and disinformation, funding evacuations and humanitarian response to support refugees in neighbouring countries
Soleterre’s Ukraine Appeal – Italian appeal to rescue Ukrainian children with cancer
To submit further details of appeals for consideration on this page, please contact us by email.
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