Trusted & Respected

Anera earns trust by delivering results. Every year thousands of donors from around the world choose Anera as a safe, efficient and effective way to help Palestinian and Syrian refugees as well as other poor communities across Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon.

Top Ratings

from charity watchdog organizations

Platinum rating with Candid's GuideStar, 4 stars from Charity Navigator


delivering results and positive change

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Since 1968

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In fiscal year 2023 (June 1, 2022-May 31, 2023)


worth of aid to serve 2.9 million Palestinians, Lebanese, Syrians and Jordanians.

Anera is Accountable

  • Financial Transparency

    Anera posts the results of independent financial audits of the entire agency as well as IRS 990 forms. As a long-time recipient of funds from the U.S. Agency of International Development, Anera has also undergone annual USAID audits and produced reports on how funds are used.

  • U.S. Vetting Software

    All funders, partners and program recipients are screened using anti-terrorism vetting software purchased from the U.S. Office of Foreign Asset Controls. Anera is also a signatory to U.S. anti-terrorism certification procedures.

  • Selecting Project Partners

    Anera field staff carefully select project partners based on the quality of their professional skill sets and their ability to be nonpartisan and free of hidden political agendas.

  • Active Board

    The Anera Board of Directors is comprised of accomplished leaders who are invested in Anera's mission and bring a variety of talents, expertise and experiences to the organization. The audit and finance committees actively monitor the agency's use of funds.

  • High Ethical Standards

    Anera encourages all employees and other interested persons to report waste, fraud and abuse, as well as other wrongdoing that may adversely impact Anera, its employees, those Anera seeks to assist, or the general public. Please see our Whistleblower Policy for more information.

Thousands of individuals, from all 50 U.S. states and 130 countries,
entrust Anera to make wise use of their donations.