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The Foundation

The French Red Cross Foundation is a research foundation dedicated to humanitarian and social action. A foundation of public utility (FRUP), it represents the will of the French Red Cross to promote scientific knowledge, ethical reflection and social innovation in order to advance action in the service of the most vulnerable.

Calls for applications

The French Red Cross Foundation supports research on humanitarian and social action by awarding about 10 postdoctoral fellowships each year. Consult our current calls for applications!

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The French Red Cross Foundation is involved at the most local level to invent the humanitarian and social action of tomorrow. You can accompany us in this project. Discover all the ways to act with us.


The Foundation strives to disseminate the knowledge generated by its research activities as widely as possible, in particular through the production of quality, open access publications.

28 October 2019

2019 International Conference: Humanitarian Transition in Kenya

On 29 and 30 October, the Foundation will be in Nairobi for the 6th edition of its annual international conference.

25 September 2019

2019 Research Prizes: Scientific Excellence Rewarded

On 25 September, the Foundation presented its 2019 Research Prizes. Three laureates with an exemplary career were rewarded in three categories.

16 July 2019

Civil 7: Civil Society meets to discuss its recommendations...

The Foundation attended the C7 Summit, with a view to better target the research themes formulated in its postdoctoral research fellowships

26 June 2019

An international symposium to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of...

On June 4, the FFJ celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Maison de la Culture du Japon in Paris. Virginie Troit, Director of the French Red Cross Foundation attended the symposium organised on this occasion.

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