ECRE receives funding from the sources listed below. It is grateful for all funding provided, without which it would be unable to operate. 

Philanthropic foundations

Intergovernmental organizations

UNHCR - Since 2016 ECRE has a Strategic Partnership with UNHCR covering advocacy and litigation and supporting UNHCR’s consultation of civil society 

The European Union

ECRE receives funding from the following EU budget lines and agencies: 

  • Asylum Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) 
  • Horizon 2020   
  • Erasmus+
  • European Union Asylum Agency (EUAA) 


ECRE also receives generous in-kind contributions and pro bono advice from companies and institutions including: DLA Piper, Mayer Brown, BPP University, Queen Mary University of London, University of Torino, University of Köln, and University of Gent.

ECRE’s members contribute to its funding through the payment of membership fees.