Funding partners

CoELIB Centre is grateful for the support and funding provided by our donors and funding partners.


As a knowledge centre and public service provider we contribute to strengthening the Dutch education sector and knowledge economy. We do so together with our national and international partners.
With commissioning parties such as the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European Commission, we can carry out our tasks across the entire education sector.

Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP)

The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organisation created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific states, with all of them, save Cuba, signatories to the Cotonou Agreement, also known as the "ACP-EC Partnership Agreement" which binds them to the European Union. There are 48 countries from Sub-Saharan Africa, 16 from the Caribbean and 15 from the Pacific.
European Union

European Union

The EU provides funding for a broad range of projects and programmes covering areas such as:
  • Regional & urban development
  • Employment & social inclusion
  • Agriculture & rural development
  • Maritime & fisheries policies
  • Research & innovation
  • Humanitarian aid.

United States Agency International Development (USAID)

USAID leads international development and humanitarian efforts to save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance and help people progress beyond assistance.

United State Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.

The African Union

The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent. It was officially launched in 2002 as a successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU, 1963-1999).
World Bank

The World Bank

With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
British Council

British Council

Builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language.

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

IFAD is an international financial institution and specialized United Nations agency based in Rome, the UN’s food and agriculture hub. Since 1978, we have provided US$23.2 billion in grants and low-interest loans to projects that have reached an estimated 518 million people.

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