The Foundation for the ICRC strives to help the organization carry
out ist humanitarian mission wherever war rages. This means securing
substantial long-term funding for the future.
When fighting erupts, the ICRC swings into action to meet urgent
needs. For those needs to be dealt with promptly, sufficient
resources must be available. The Foundation for the ICRC is enlisting
from companies and individuals in order to develop an endowment
fund. Income form the fund will be at the ICRC's disposal to
help victims of unforeseen
crises and protracted emergencies.
Building captial for the future means ensuring the ICRC's independance - so vital to humanitarian endeavour.