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Our Supporters

Global Witness relies on the exceptional generosity of individuals, trusts, foundations and government funders who share our vision and support our work.

We would like to thank the following donors for their direct financial contributions and also those who have generously shared their time, knowledge, in-kind assistance and creativity. The following governments, trusts, foundations and individuals have recently contributed to Global Witness:

Statutory, Trusts and Foundations

    • Adessium Foundation
    • Arcadia Fund
    • Arcus Foundation
    • Bread for the World - Protestant Development Service
    • Brook Foundation
    • Center for International Policy
    • Democratic Governance Facility
    • Don Quixote Foundation, Empowers Africa
    • Environmental Investigation Agency
    • Evan Cornish Foundation
    • Ford Foundation
    • Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment
    • Humanity United
    • Irish Aid
    • JMG Foundation
    • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    • Jocarno Fund
    • Keller Family Fund
    • National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture
    • Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)
    • Omidyar Network
    • Pro Victimis Foundation
    • Samworth Foundation
    • Silicon Valley Community Foundation
    • Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship
    • Sundance Institute
    • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
    • Synchronicity Earth
    • The Alexander Soros Foundation
    • The David and Elaine Potter Foundation
    • The Foundation to Promote Open Society
    • The Foundation to Promote Open Society - Challenge Fund
    • The Highbury Foundation and the Allard Prize for International Integrity,
    • The Jerome L. Greene Foundation
    • The Nathan Cummings Foundation
    • The Taylour Foundation
    • The TED Prize
    • The University of Wolverhampton – Strengthening African Forest Governance Contract
    • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
    • Trellis Charitable Fund
    • Trócaire
    • UK Department for International Development (DFID)
    • Wallace Global Fund
    • World Resources Institute


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                                                                                        • Adam Corlett
                                                                                        • Angus Brown
                                                                                        • Anne Travers
                                                                                        • Anthony Cowan
                                                                                        • Benjamin Rutledge
                                                                                        • Brian Massimino
                                                                                        • Charles Ward
                                                                                        • Dan Walsh
                                                                                        • Danielle van Oijen
                                                                                        • Darian W. Swig
                                                                                        • Dominika Arseniuk
                                                                                        • Douglas Bender
                                                                                        • Edith Brown Weiss
                                                                                        • Eliza Ladd Schwarz
                                                                                        • Gary Mortimer
                                                                                        • Glenn Hurowitz
                                                                                        • Hitoshi Yamauchi
                                                                                        • Isabel Bigelow
                                                                                        • Izhar Patkin
                                                                                        • Jim Bennett
                                                                                        • John Jones
                                                                                        • Jonathan Fox
                                                                                        • Kai Kuhnhenn
                                                                                        • Keirnan Fowler
                                                                                        • Ken Grossinger
                                                                                        • Kimberley Hikaka
                                                                                        • Laura and John Arnold
                                                                                        • Laura Einstein and Helene Madonick
                                                                                        • Lawrence Simanowitz
                                                                                        • Leslie Nuchow & Emily Hartzell
                                                                                        • Loren McArthur
                                                                                        • Lydia Lau
                                                                                        • Lynn Taliento
                                                                                        • Mark Shaffer
                                                                                        • Mary L. Beebe
                                                                                        • Miriam Miller
                                                                                        • Mmu Cheng
                                                                                        • Musa Okwonga
                                                                                        • Natalie Foster & Matt Ewing
                                                                                        • Nicola Hodges
                                                                                        • Richard Stebles
                                                                                        • Robin Mize
                                                                                        • Robert Sprocket
                                                                                        • Roger Manser
                                                                                        • Roshanak Ameli-Tehrani
                                                                                        • Sally Girvin & Nina Schwalbe
                                                                                        • Shalni Arora
                                                                                        • Sherry Hall
                                                                                        • Stephen & Yana Peel
                                                                                        • Steve Lustgarden
                                                                                        • Timothy Phillips
                                                                                        • Tina Yee-wan Pang
                                                                                        • Vicky Bowman
                                                                                        • Will Snel

                                                                                        OUR FUNDING

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                                                                                        HOW WE SPEND OUR MONEY

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                                                                                        EXPENDITURE BY CAMPAIGN

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                                                                                        Maintaining and developing a diverse funding base is essential to ensure the long term future of the organisation. We constantly seek to build relationships with new funding partners interested in working with us to deliver the changes we seek on a global scale. If you are interested in supporting Global Witness please contact our Development Team at [email protected] or on 0207 492 5875. 

                                                                                        ETHICAL DONATIONS POLICY

                                                                                        We appreciate all offers of support, however the nature of our work means that we carefully screen proposed gifts against criteria designed to ensure that we do not take donations that might contradict or compromise our objectives and activities. We reserve the right to refuse or return donations where we feel this might be the case, but in all instances, we will seek to explain our reasons.