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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 March 2020

Donors

RECEIVED US$

Australia 20,165,706
Bundesverband Deutscher Planzenzuechter 25,735
CropLife International 43,726
Czech Republic 40,000
Dupont/ Pioneer  Hi-bred 2,000,000
Egypt 25,000
Ethiopia 25,000
Gates Foundation/UN Foundation 8,003,118
Germany 50,726,348
India 456,391
International Seed Federation 80,785
Ireland 4,144,250
KWS SAAT AG 35,589
Norway 31,491,161
Netherlands 489,000
New Zealand 1,453,800
Republic of Korea 442,556
Slovak Republic 20,000
Spain 2,629,650
Sweden 11,886,620
Switzerland 10,992,704
Syngenta AG 1,000,000
United Kingdom 19,468,582
United States – before Farm Bill 42,825,073
United States – US Farm Bill* 11,585,120
Sub Total 220,055,915
   
Concessional Loan ** 57,689,204
Sub Total 57,689,204
Grand Total  277,745,155

*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 Nertherlands as a contribution towards the interest costs of the Concessional Loan


PROJECT FUND STATUS AS OF 31 March 2020

Donors

RECEIVED US$

Australia  140,007
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research – ACIAR 92,164
European Commission 2,163,069
CGIAR Fund Council 159,105,223
Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc. 80,000
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company 50,000
FAO 238,100
FELCO SA 29,985
Gates Foundation/UN Foundation 21,909,108
Germany 4,054,951
Grains Research & Development Corp 5,000,000
Finland 375,855
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique – INRA 22,371
Ireland 105,989
Japan 508,427
Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust 1,000,000
Netherlands 3,126,895
Norway 41,810,005
Oak Spring Garden Foundation 27,000
Pepsico Inc. 40,000
Switzerland 2,648,050
Syngenta AG 95,220
Syngenta Foundation 30,000
Templeton World Charity Foundation, Inc. (TWCF) 728,136
Unilever 62,715
Total 243,479,269

OPERATIONAL FUND STATUS AS OF 31 March 2020

Donors

RECEIVED US$

ARIA Foundation 10,000
Aurora Borealis Foundation 10,625
Australia 379,790
Bayer: Division CropScience 11,117
Brazil 30,000
Canada 9,013,812
CGIAR Centers 210,000
Colombia 35,802
Gatsby Charitable Foundation 1,057,573
Germany 486,715
Gordan J. Hammersley Foundation 20,000
Italy 989,096
KWS SAAT AG 5,482
Leibniz Institute (IPK) 5,605
Moore Foundation 200,000
Norway 681,438
Rockefeller Foundation 305,000
Sam Spiegal Foundation 5,000
Sundry 157,481
Sweden 438,096
Switzerland 125,000
Syngenta Foundation 221,732
Systemwide Genetic Resources Program 255,000
United Nations Foundation 775,000
United States – before Farm Bill 2,500,000
United States – US Farm Bill* 2,987,159
World Bank 200,000
Total 21,116,523