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We believe in building strategic partnerships that create a better world for refugees.

Our corporate partners and supporters are committed to raising vital funds, creating awareness, providing assistance on the ground, and exploring innovative solutions to create better lives for refugees.

We invite companies to become a Corporate Partner and create real and lasting impact for refugees and displaced people around the world.

As a supporter, your company will be able to address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and be a force for good. 

Get in touch to find out how your company can support refugees on their journey to safety.

Why partner with us?

We are global

We work in over 130 countries to help people fleeing conflict, disaster and persecution.

We are effective

We can be on the ground within 72 hours of an emergency. We stay for as long as we're needed.

We are experienced

We have been on the frontline of humanitarian emergencies for more than 70 years.

We are trusted

We have strong relationships with governments, NGO partners and displaced communities.

We are innovative

We explore new ways to meet displaced people's needs, from digital to green solutions.

We are committed

We exist to protect refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced and stateless people.

Align with our programs

Ethiopian refugees fleeing clashes in the country's northern Tigray region, cross the border into Hamdayet, Sudan.
© UNHCR/Hazim Elhag
Emergency Response
A woman helps her daughter in law with the kangaroo scarf in Cameroon.
©UNHCR/Xavier Bourgois
Young girl in school uniform smiles at camera. South Sudanese refugee, Sophie during a chemistry class in Uganda.
© UNHCR/Jjumba Martin
Two refugees at agricultural Projects Help Turkana And Refugees Work Together To Grow Food At Kalobeyei Settlement
© UNHCR/Samuel Otieno
Afghan refugee children sitting and smiling in Islamabad
© UNHCR/Asif Shahzad
Djawahir, 24, and her 12-month-old baby boy Houssni live in Kounoungou refugee camp, eastern Chad, March 2021.
© UNHCR/Antoine Tardy
Women and Girls

Mark Steinberg, CEO of First Sentier Investors:

"No one should be deprived of a home or lack access to basic rights such as education and shelter. For this reason, we are proud to support the important work of UNHCR in their efforts to help so many millions of people around the world who have been forced to flee their homes."

Mark Steinberg, CEO of First Sentier Investors, presents at Australia for UNHCR's World Refugee Day event
© Australia for UNHCR

How we work with corporates

Strategic partnerships

Support projects aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals to create long-term impact.

Matched grants

You can help us double our impact by matching donations to an appeal, special project or event.

Marketing campaigns

Develop an exciting, bespoke campaign to engage your consumers in the fight for refugee protection. 

Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund Partners help UNHCR mobilise resources as soon as disaster strikes. 


Kickstart a fundraising event or campaign with our easy-to-use platform. 


Engage your team in special events such as World Refugee Day, webinars and networking activities.

Our corporate partners receive:

  • Regular impact reports
  • Learning opportunities for staff, e.g. webinars and presentations
  • Invitations to special events, such as World Refugee Day
  • Skill-sharing opportunities with Australia for UNHCR staff
  • Fundraising opportunities
  • Recognition on our website and in publications such as the Annual Report

Harriet Pope, IKEA Australia:

"As part of our mission to change the narrative around refugees, we are incredibly proud to be partnering with UNHCR in support of their vital work. It's a unique opportunity for our diverse co-workers and customers to join together and make a tangible difference. Everyone deserves to feel at home, no matter who you are or where you come from."

A group of women stand in front of a photo wall at IKEA
© Australia for UNHCR

Get in touch

Zoe Nelson-Carey

Zoe Nelson-Carey

Corporate Partnerships Manager

I invite you to become a Corporate Partner and create positive and lasting impact for refugees and displaced people around the world.

As a supporter, your company will be able to address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and be a force for good.

The private sector plays a huge role in supporting vulnerable communities around the world. From fundraising events to attention-grabbing marketing campaigns - social impact is more important than ever.

I'd love to explore how your company can join us in our mission of empowering refugees. 

Together, we can engage your staff, attract new audiences and, best of all, increase support for people displaced by conflict, disaster and persecution. 

Contact me today to discuss how a partnership can create real impact for refugees and displaced people.

Our fundraising commitment

The majority of funds raised by Australia for UNHCR are directed to UNHCR’s emergency operations, providing the ready funds and resources to respond quickly and effectively in situations of crisis and disaster.

Humanitarian programs