To ensure the smooth running of Bioforce, men and women take action every day across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. We also work alongside partners who support us. Finally, there is the history of our organisation, which continues to be written. Discover more about them.
Meet the people behind Bioforce
Bioforce has a board of trustees comprising 20 members who help develop the strategy and vote on the broad guidelines. Daily operations are covered by a team of 70 people in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, at the headquarters, in training centres and in our missions. Finally, we have a network of external trainers, some of whom are accredited as Associate Trainers.
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RESOURCES & PARTNERS
Budget : 6,1 million Euros (2019)
Origin of funds
- PRIVATE FUNDING (INDIVIDUALS). Funding from diploma and open courses participants
- PRIVATE FUNDING (ORGANISATIONS). International organisations, NGOs, companies, foundations, taxe d’apprentissage (a French tax to fund education), OPCA (Authorised Joint Collection bodies)
- DONORS. Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Métropole de Lyon, Conseils Régionaux et Villes, Pôle Emploi, Agence Française de Développement, Organisations des Nations Unies, Union Européenne, Principauté de Monaco
- PHILANTHROPY. Corporate and private donations (including in-kind donations)
- MISCELLANEOUS. Membership fees and various
Use of funds
- LEARN. Training of humanitarians of today and tomorrow (diploma and open courses) in Europe, Africa and in the Middle-East.
- BUILD. Building the capacity of organisations working in crisis zones (CAR, Lebanon, Jordan and bespoke courses.
- SHARE. Participation in the evolution and structuring of the humanitarian sector.
- ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS. Overhead costs incurred to carry out our missions and to ensure proper implementation.
- OTHER EXPENSES. Depreciation charges and provisions.
- EQUITY. Positive result for the year.
They support Bioforce
Humanitarian since 1983
It all began at a local level, when a pioneer of preventive medicine and industrial virology from Lyon, Charles Mérieux, came to the conclusion that no aid work was possible without logistics support.Read the story