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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
  • Czech Republic
  • 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 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)
  • Republic of Korea
  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • Sam Spiegel Foundation
  • Slovak Republic
  • Spain
  • Sweden (Sida)
  • Switzerland (SDC)
  • Syngenta AG
  • Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Systemwide Genetic Resources Programme
  • Unilever
  • 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 31 December 2017

Donors

PLEDGED US$

RECEIVED US$

Australia 20,001,786 18,565,004
Bundesverband Deutscher Planzenzuechter 25,735 25,735
CropLife International 43,726 43,726
Czech Republic 40,000 40,000
Dupont/ Pioneer Hi-bred 1,500,000 1,500,000
Egypt 166,657 25,000
Ethiopia 50,000 25,000
Gates Foundation/UN Foundation 8,003,118 8,003,118
Germany 37,687,801 37,296,832
India 560,000 254,000
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 1,453,800 1,453,800
Republic of Korea 442,556 442,556
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 – before Farm Bill 42,825,073 42,825,073
United States – US Farm Bill* 57,012,841 4,349,683
Sub Total 251,562,433 196,598,868
Concessional Loan ** 61,857,826 61,857,826
Sub Total 61,857,826 61,857,826
Total 313,420,259 258,456,694

*Amount authorized for the CropTrust by US Congress under the 2014-2018 US Farm Bill ** Concessional Loan is comprised of EUR 50m from KfW plus grants from BMZ and the Government of Netherlands as a contribution towards the interest costs of the Concessional Loan

PROJECT FUND STATUS AS OF 31 December 2017

Donors

PLEDGED US$

RECEIVED US$

Australia 140,007 140,007
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research – ACIAR 92,164 92,164
CGIAR Fund Council 199,404,973 119,308,229
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 995,401 687,164
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 508,421 508,421
Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust 1,000,000 1,000,000
Netherlands 2,648,104 2,648,104
Norway 50,763,762 31,864,106
Switzerland 710,466 595,980
Syngenta AG 95,220 95,220
Syngenta Foundation 30,000 30,000
Unilever 62,715
Total 284,905,519 185,423,681

OPERATIONAL FUND STATUS AS OF 31 December 2017

Donors

PLEDGED US$

RECEIVED US$

ARIA Foundation 10,000 10,000
Aurora Borealis Foundation 10,625 10,625
Australia 379,790 379,790
Bayer: Division CropScience 11,117 11,117
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 645,438 374,827
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 154,413 154,413
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 21,272,178 21,001,567