Over the last 11 years since beginning its activities and up until August 2022, ECES has been awarded an important number of 110 contracts to promote sustainable democratic development, mobilising a grand total of more than 108 million Euros (108.079.625 million Euros) with contracts' worth ranging from 16.5 Million Euros to 404 Euros.

ECES has benefited from the financial contributions of over 30 donors that have supported and enabled its provision of advisory services, operational support and management of large projects in the electoral and democracy assistance field. 

The main funding partner by far has been by fair the European Union, which has awarded some 44 contracts to ECES across its different financial instruments, including:

EU Member States represent the second-largest type of funding partner. Among these, Germany has been the largest donor, awarding ECES more than 17.394.312 € -which includes 13.9 million € contributions from KFW for the EU-funded projects EURECS and EURECS+ Ethiopia- followed by Italy (1.148.848 €), Denmark (1.633.383 €), Austria (700.000 €), Luxembourg (500.000 €), France (3.012.000 €) and Ireland (200.000 €).

Other key funding partners include:


Our quest to deliver electoral assistance worldwide while promoting European values through a European distinct delivery mechanism is constantly growing. ECES is committed to continuing its contribution to democratic and electoral processes around the world. This has been achieved both through technical and financial support.

With reference to the latter, we have contributed back to the budget of European Union-funded projects an overall amount of around 2,4 million Euros (2,404,384 €) from our own core funds. In particular, ECES has contributed to the co-financing of the following EU projects:



* This amount includes a 10 million € contribution from KFW to the EU funded project EURECS Ethiopia, as well as a 3.9 million € contribution from KFW through the EU Delegation to Ethiopia for EURECS+ Ethiopia.