This is the reference page for the XML element participating-org. See also the relevant overview page: Organisations


An organisation (including the reporting organisation) involved with the activity. May be a donor, fund, agency, etc. Specifying the @ref and @role attributes is strongly recommended. May contain the organisation name as content.

For the value of the @type attribute, see



Machine-readable identification string for the business object being described.

This value must be of type xsd:string.


A machine readable code describing the type of thing being referenced. The value should be available on a related codelist.

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the OrganisationType codelist.


A code describing the organisation’s role in the activity (donor, agency, etc.).


This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the OrganisationRole codelist.


ISO 2 letter code specifying the language of text in this element.

This value should be on the Language codelist.

Example Usage

Example that describes three participating-org using the OrganisationRole codes Funding, Extending and Implementing:

  <participating-org ref="BB-BBB-123456789" role="Funding" type="40">Agency B</participating-org>
  <participating-org ref="CC-CCC-123456789" role="Extending" type="10">Agency C</participating-org>
  <participating-org ref="AA-AAA-123456789" role="Implementing" type="21">Agency A</participating-org>

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