The HELIOS Foundation was established to safeguard the future of HELIOS. It was formed to provide long-term stability for HELIOS and the user group and to enable consortium fund-raising for further collaborative development
The HELIOS Strategic board is composed by one person from each funding and primary members seats.
The founding Trustees of the HELIOS Foundation are the Fritz Institute, Oxfam GB and World Vision International. Five further agencies have also piloted HELIOS through a DfID funded project, CBHA: Save the Children, Merlin, IRC, Merlin and Concern