Tech For Refugees Announces New Grant for Flexport.Org Humanitarian Aid Relief Programs

New funding to bring assistance to millions of refugees and internally displaced persons in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa

May 7, 2024 – San FranciscoTech for Refugees today announced a new grant for humanitarian efforts led by its partner, Tech for Refugees is the global initiative launched by Julia and Yuri Milner in cooperation with major technology partners, and funded by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation. The non-profit funds technology organizations to use their services and expertise to provide assistance to refugees around the world.’s technology-enabled logistics network and relationships with aid organizations facilitates the efficient delivery of food, medical supplies, clothing, and other essential commodities internationally.

The grant will go towards humanitarian aid for refugees and internally displaced persons in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa.

Tech for Refugees and began their partnership in April 2022. Since then, grants from the initiative have funded 448 total shipments that have positively impacted more than 7 million people across 20 countries.

“Tech For Refugees is proud to collaborate with,” said Yuri Milner, founder of the Breakthrough Prize Foundation. “The team has continuously proven themselves to be highly effective in supplying vital provisions to refugees around the world.”

“We’re grateful for the support from Tech for Refugees to continue our critical work in aiding refugees around the world,” said Kristen Czapar Dohnt, Head of “This additional donation will enable us to deliver humanitarian relief and assistance where it’s needed most, and make a positive impact in the lives of millions of people.”

About Tech For Refugees

Tech For Refugees is a non-profit initiative that supports refugee relief efforts through technology. The initiative funds leading tech organizations to use their networks, services, and expertise to make a difference in the lives of refugees from Ukraine and across the world. Current partners include,, Spotify, Welcome.US, UNICEF USA, UBER, the International Rescue Committee, and others. Tech For Refugees is funded by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation established by Julia and Yuri Milner.

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