Firstly, ZIRPP’s expenses shall be borne by its members as apportioned by the General Assembly on a chapter basis. The Head of each chapter shall collect annual membership fees and other funds from all members of the Institute falling within his/her geographical jurisdiction and deposit such fees and funds directly to the Institute’s account(s) accordingly.
Secondly, on the recommendation of the Executive Director, the Governing Council shall consider and approve any financial arrangements with NGOs, Organizations of the United Nations system, donor countries and/or agencies without compromising the integrity and independence of the Institute.
Thirdly, the Institute shall also depend on the following sources of funding:
a) Consultancy fees;
b) Grants, endowments, contracts, and
c) Voluntary contributions from individual non-members of the Institute