Our Funding and Delivery

Where our money comes from and what we spend it on?

UNDP Barbados and the OECS serves ten (10) Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and receives funding from several sources. Contributions towards the administration are provided by UNDP Headquarters and the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (RBLAC), along with the Government of Barbados which hosts the SRO and the OECS who individually make GLOC and Voluntary Contributions. On the programmes side, resources are obtained from donors whose interests are aligned with those of UNDP and the SRO, particularly in the areas of Citizen Security & Social Protection (Governance & Poverty), Energy, Environment & Climate Change and Disaster risk Reduction. Funding is raised through resource mobilization by Senior Management and Programme Managers using their various networks to tap into appropriate resources that are available.  In this way critical resources have been obtained from the European Commission, the Italian Development Foundation, AUSAID and others to support initiatives like R3i, SEFA SIDS Conference  and Youth-IN. The development challenges of the Sub-Region continue to increase despite the difficulties of dwindling donor funding and so the SRO is committed to continuing its resource mobilization efforts using its delivery record and the relevance of interventions as a key selling point.


Development Contribution by Donor for Barbados

Fiscal yearDonorTotal Contribution
2009$259,073.52
2009UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO$604,616.00
2009$226,683.21
2009EUROPEAN UNION$195,361.52
2009DEPARTMENT FOR INT'L DEVELOPME$245,000.00
2009EUROPEAN COMMISSION$3,218,969.70
2010$327,394.60
2010UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO$378,000.00
2010$176,144.17
2010INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICUL$250,000.00
2011$142,108.00
2011UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO$340,000.00
2011$1,444,182.70
2011EUROPEAN COMMISSION$2,118,600.00
2012$213,744.00
2012UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO$195,001.00
2012EUROPEAN COMMISSION$1,976,305.97
2012Australian DFAT$108,469.61
2013$233,745.00
2013UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO$202,649.96
2013EUROPEAN COMMISSION$381,586.37
2013European Comm. Humanit. Aid Of$485,006.53
2013AUSTRALIAN GOV DEPT IICCSRTE$606,082.48

Programme Delivery for Barbados

Programme Delivery 2009 Programme Delivery 2010 Programme Delivery 2011 Programme Delivery 2012
$13,382,984.31 $13,576,887.90 $5,635,365.16 $8,682,518.47