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Our Donors

The Crop Trust is extremely grateful for its donors.

The Crop 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 donors have pledged over USD 440 million to the Crop Trust’s work.

The Crop Trust is extremely grateful to the following donors for their support:

  • ARIA Foundation
  • Aurora Borealis Foundation
  • Australia (AusAID)
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research – ACIAR
  • Bayer: Division CropScience
  • Brazil (EMBRAPA)
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/UN Foundation
  • Bundesverband Deutscher Pflanzenzuechter (BDP)
  • Canada (CIDA)
  • CGIAR Centres
  • CGIAR Fund Council
  • Colombia (Ministry of Agriculture)
  • CropLife International
  • DuPont/Pioneer Hi-Bred
  • Egypt (Ministry of Agriculture)
  • E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Ethiopia
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • Gatsby Charitable Foundation
  • Germany
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Gordon J. Hammersley Foundation
  • Grains Research and Development Corporation
  • India (Ministry of Agriculture)
  • Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique – INRA
  • International Seed Federation
  • Ireland (Irish Aid)
  • Italy (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Japan
  • KWS SAAT AG
  • Leibniz Institute (IPK)
  • Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust
  • Moore Foundation
  • 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
  • Sundry
  • 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

We are grateful to all our donors for their continuing support.  Funds raised have gone to support the Crop Diversity Endowment Fund, the Crop Wild Relatives Project, the Global Genebank Partnershipsrescue operations, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, and operating costs of the Crop Trust secretariat. Download the PDF below to see the full details of our funding.

ENDOWMENT FUND STATUS AS OF 15 March 2017

DONORS

PLEDGED USD

RECEIVED USD

Australia 20,001,786 17,053,394
Bundesverband Deutscher Planzenzuechter 25,735 25,735
CropLife International 43,726 43,726
Dupont/ Pioneer Hi-bred 1,250,000 1,250,000
Egypt 166,657 25,000
Ethiopia 50,000 25,000
Gates Foundation/UN Foundation 8,003,118 8,003,118
Germany 37,478,637 30,892,704
India 560,000 152,000
International Seed Federation 80,785 80,785
Ireland 4,144,250 4,144,250
KWS SAAT AG 35,589 35,589
Norway 31,491,161 31,491,161
New Zealand 1,482,800 766,400
Slovak Republic 20,000 20,000
Spain 2,629,650 2,629,650
Sweden 11,886,620 11,886,620
Switzerland 10,992,704 10,992,704
Syngenta AG 1,000,000 1,000,000
United Kingdom 19,468,582 19,468,582
United States  42,825,073  42,825,073
United States – US Farm Bill* 57,012,841  694,905
Total  250,649,713  183,506,396

*Amount authorized for the CropTrust by US Congress under the 2014-2018 US Farm Bill

PROJECT FUND STATUS AS OF 15 March 2017

DONORS

PLEDGED USD

RECEIVED USD

Australia  134,541  68,093
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research – ACIAR 92,164 92,164
CGIAR Fund Council 94,428,968 94,428,968
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company 50,000 50,000
FAO 209,600 209,600
Gates Foundation/UN Foundation 21,909,108 21,909,108
Germany 1,157,218 1,157,218
Germany 1,003,243 457,302
Grains Research & Development Corp 5,000,000 5,000,000
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique – INRA 22,371 22,371
Ireland 105,989 105,989
Japan 556,540 196,078
Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust 1,000,000 1,000,000
Netherlands 2,500,000 2,500,000
Norway 50,000,000 26,902,309
Switzerland 548,850 548,850
Syngenta AG 95,220 95,220
Syngenta Foundation 30,000 30,000
Total 178,852,743 154,946,589

OPERATIONAL FUND STATUS AS OF 15 march 2017

DONORS

PLEDGED USD

RECEIVED USD

ARIA Foundation 10,000 10,000
Aurora Borealis Foundation 10,625 10,625
Australia 379,790 379,790
Bayer: Division CropScience  10,967
Brazil 30,000 30,000
Canada 9,013,812 9,013,812
CGIAR Centers 210,000 210,000
Colombia 35,802 35,802
Gatsby Charitable Foundation 1,057,573 1,057,573
Germany 645,438 315,585
Gordan J. Hammersley Foundation 20,000 20,000
Italy 989,096 989,096
KWS SAAT AG 5,482 5,482
Leibniz Institute (IPK) 5,605 5,605
Moore Foundation 200,000 200,000
Norway 681,438 681,438
Rockefeller Foundation 305,000 305,000
Sam Spiegal Foundation 5,000 5,000
Sundry  152,077 152,007
Sweden 438,096 438,096
Switzerland 125,000 125,000
Syngenta Foundation 221,732 221,732
Systemwide Genetic Resources Program 255,000 255,000
United Nations Foundation 775,000 775,000
United States – before Farm Bill  2,500,000  2,500,000
United States – US Farm Bill*  2,987,159  2,987,159
World Bank 200,000 200,000
Total  21,269,622  20,928,802