Global Crop Diversity Trust

A Foundation for Food Security


The Trust  welcomes donations from all sectors.  Current donors include developing and developed country governments, civil society (foundations), the private sector, farmers' organizations and individuals.  Together they have pledged over $230 million to the Trust's work.

To view the current funding status, please download the pdf at the foot of this page.  The Trust is extremely grateful to the following donors for their support:

  • Australia (AusAID)
  • Brazil (EMBRAPA)
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/UN Foundation
  • Canada (CIDA)
  • CGIAR Centres
  • Colombia (Ministry of Agriculture)
  • DuPont/Pioneer Hi-Bred
  • Egypt (Ministry of Agriculture)
  • Ethiopia
  • Gatsby Charitable Foundation
  • Germany
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Gordon J. Hammersley Foundation
  • Grains Research and Development Corporation
  • India (Ministry of Agriculture)
  • International Seed Federation
  • Ireland (Irish Aid)
  • Italy (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust
  • Netherlands (Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture, and Innovation)
  • New Zealand (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry)
  • Norway (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • Sam Spiegel Foundation
  • Slovak Republic
  • Spain
  • Sweden (Sida)
  • Switzerland (SDC)
  • Syngenta AG
  • Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Systemwide Genetic Resources Programme
  • United Kingdom
  • United Nations Foundation
  • United States of America (USAID)
  • World Bank - CGIAR