Founded in 1994, ACTED is a non-governmental organization with headquarters in Paris, France. Independent, private and not-for-profit, ACTED respects a strict neutrality and impartiality in its decisions, and operates according to non-discrimination and transparency principles.
ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; coconstruct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.
With a budget of 200 million EUR in 2016, ACTED is active in almost 40 countries and implements more than 460 projects a year. With 300 international staff and 4,300 national staff, ACTED’s project reach over 11 million beneficiaries.
In early 2015, ACTED and IMPACT, a Switzerland-based non-governmental organisation, partnered to launch the REACH Initiative in Ukraine. The Initiative aims at facilitating the development of information tools and products that enhance the humanitarian community’s decision-making and planning capacity and improve the effectiveness of the humanitarian response.