Institutional Donors

CARE USA receives funding through many multilateral and governmental entities. These donors award essential funding to CARE worldwide to support the programs in our country offices. They include:



The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent Federal government agency that supports long-term equitable economic growth in advancement of US foreign policy objectives around the world. USAID works with CARE in five major regions including Asia, Europe, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East to implement programs in critical sectors such as agriculture economic growth, food security, health, global health, democracy, conflict prevention, humanitarian assistance and other critical sectors.


The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)

In emergency responses, CARE often receives support from The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), the office within USAID responsible for facilitating and coordinating US Government emergency assistance overseas. OFDA funding helps CARE respond to natural disasters as well as complex emergencies in all regions where we work and in multiple sectors including, water and sanitation, shelter and livelihood assistance. OFDA also supports CARE in mitigation activities to build local capacity and reduce the impact of recurrent natural disasters.


The Office of Food for Peace (FFP)

The Office of Food for Peace (FFP) within USAID works to reduce hunger and malnutrition and ensure that all people, at all times, have access to sufficient food for a healthy and productive life.  FFP provides emergency food assistance to those affected by conflict and natural disasters and provides development food assistance to address the underlying causes of hunger.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Department of Health and Human Services Center for Disease Control is dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through prevention and control of infections disease, injury, and disability. CDC places humanity at the forefront of its mission to ensure health protection through promotion, prevention, and preparedness.

Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM)

The State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) works with CARE to provide aid and sustainable solutions for refugees, victims of conflict and stateless people around the world, through repatriation, local integration, and resettlement in the United States. Like CARE, PRM believes in creating the conditions in which families and communities thrive. In doing so, PRM provides support for CARE’s efforts to build capacity not just at the community level, but throughout the country and even the entire continental region. PRM/CARE projects are highly visible in many regions throughout the world, including Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL)

The State Department’s Bureau of Human Rights and Labor (DRL) leads US efforts to promote and spread democracy and respect for human rights globally. The DRL works with democratic partners, international and regional organizations, non-governmental organizations such as CARE.

Department of States Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA): Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI)

NEA/MEPI is a unique program designed to engage directly with the people of the Middle East and North Africa. MEPI partners with local, regional, and international non-governmental organizations to provide critical support to advocates for social and political change in the region.

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

The Global Fund is a unique global public-private partnership dedicated to attracting and disbursing resources to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The Global Fund works in close collaboration with other bilateral and multilateral organizations to supplement existing development efforts.

The World Bank

The World Bank is a multilateral development institution that provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries with the aim of reducing global poverty and improving living standards throughout the world. The World Bank consists of two development institutions – the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the International Development Association.

Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)

The MCC administers the Millennium Challenge Account in which development assistance is provided to those countries that rule justly, encourage economic freedom and invest in their people.