International NGOs that fulfill the following criteria may request admission to the LHIF:
  • Registered as an international NGO in Lebanon or in process of registration.
  • Registered as an NGO in a foreign country.
  • Signatory to the Code of Conduct of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
  • Currently implementing or planning to implement projects in Lebanon.
  • Signatory of the Lebanon PSEA SOP.
  • Provides two recommendations letters from current LHIF members validating the prospective members scope of work in Lebanon.
Should you wish to join please contact the LHIF Country Coordinator ( for further details.
Application for admission to the LHIF shall be confirmed by securing two-thirds of current LHIF members.
The annual tiered fee for membership is based on the member’s budget.
LHIF is generously funded by the Swedish International Cooperation Agency (SIDA), Swiss Cooperation Office in Lebanon (SDC), European Commission in Beirut (ECHO) and the Lebanon Humanitarian Fund (LHF).