Hunt Alternatives Fund

Organization's name: Hunt Alternatives Fund
Organization's acronym: HAF
Headquarters address  
Address: 1615 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States of America
Phone: +1 202 403 2000
Web site:;
Preferred mailing address

United States of America
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
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  • English
  • Farsi
  • German
  • Croatian
  • Arabic
  • French

Contacts & Participation:

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Type:

Allison Peters Advancement of Women , Quadrennial Report , Designation
Evelyn Thornton Head of Organization , Designation
Katherine Case
Anna Tonelli
Emmicki Roos
Jacqueline O''Neill
Ariel Gordon
Pari Farmani
Mirsad Jacevic
Angelic Young


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Governance
  • Human Rights
  • Justice
  • Peace and Security
  • Violence
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality

Financing for Development:
  • Mobilizing international resources for development

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Human rights of women
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women in power and decision-making

Public Administration:
  • Ethics, Transparency and Accountability
  • Governance and Public Administration

Sustainable Development:
  • Gender equality
  • Information for decision-making and participation

Peace and Development in Africa:
  • Peace in Africa

Conflict Resolution in Africa:
  • Conflicts Resolution
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Pakistan
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Colombia
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Nigeria
  • United States of America
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Afghanistan
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1981
Year of registration (YYYY): 2005
Organizational structure: Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Hunt Alternatives and The Institute for Inclusive Security Founder and Chair Evelyn Thornton, Chief Executive Officer, The Institute for Inclusive Security
Number and type of members: The Institute for Inclusive Security has over 20 staff and an outside board of directors. The Institute's Women Waging Peace Network includes over 2,000 women leaders from over 40 countries.
Affiliation with NGO networks: NGO Working Group on Women, Peace, and Security, US Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace, and Security
Funding structure:
  • Grants from Governments
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major Group affiliation:
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization
Involvement in UN Partnerships:
Affiliation with other organizations:

Advancement of Women

Affiliation with other organizations:

Main Objective

Advancement of Women