We want to see a fashion industry that enables people to thrive. To make this happen, we fund initiatives that support our key programmes: accelerating sustainable cotton, improving working conditions and eradicating forced labour. We also work with C&A to create community and humanitarian grants.

Here are some of the initiatives we've funded, and some of the lives and businesses we've transformed.You can explore more of our inspiring case studies here. Or take a look at our FAQs to find answers to questions we're commonly asked.


List of grants

Action for Social Advancement

Action for Social Advancement

€50k

Operating the Organic Cotton Secretariat in Madhya Pradesh, India. Grant duration: 1 year.

Aga Khan Foundation

Aga Khan Foundation

€1.4m

Transition marginal, tribal farmers to organic cotton production in Madhya Pradesh, India. Grant duration: 5.3 years.

Aga Khan Foundation

Aga Khan Foundation

€5m

Improve smallholder farmer productivity and reducing water use through a community-managed revolving fund in India. Grant duration: 5.3 years.

Aid by Trade Foundation - Cotton Made in Africa

Aid by Trade Foundation - Cotton Made in Africa

€293k

Create an enabling environment for organic cotton in Africa by identifying locally available and efficient bio-pesticides and promoting their large scale uptake. Grant duration: 2.2 years.

Ascona A.B.

Ascona A.B.

€14k

Size Matters: Scalability of business case programs in the garment industry. Grant duration: completed after 1 year.

Ashoka

Ashoka

€2.9m

"Fabric of Change" partnership to identify and nurture social entrepreneurs with innovative ideas for transforming the apparel industry. Grant duration: 4.1 years.

Awaj Foundation

Awaj Foundation

€744k

Teach life skills and strengthen awareness of rights in garment-producing communities in Bangladesh. Grant duration: 2.8 years.

Awaj Foundation

Awaj Foundation

€12k

A knowledge exchange between the advocacy groups in Myanmar and Bangladesh on advocacy practices for working women in garment industry.

Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity

Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity

€15k

Amplifying Women Worker's Voices in Mainstream Decision Making. Grant duration: completed after 1 year.

Better Cotton Initiative

Better Cotton Initiative

€1.5m

Accelerating the Better Cotton Initiative to Mainstream Sustainable Cotton Production and Uptake. Grant duration: 3 years.

BioRe Foundation

BioRe Foundation

€195k

Support the research and propogation of high performing organic cotton seeds in India. Grant duration: 3 years.

BRAC University

BRAC University

€62k

Pilot project to develop public map of all primary and subcontract apparel factories. Grant duration: completed after 1 year.

Breakthrough

Breakthrough

€450k

Building a response system to sexual harassment at the workplace and gender based violence within the apparel supply chain. Grant duration: 3 years

BSR

BSR

€476k

Strengthen the HerHealth programme by supporting a more robust impact portal. Grant duration: 3.8 years.

BSR

BSR

€81k

Labour Arbitration Transparency Mechanism Feasibility Study. Grant duration: 1 year.

Canopy

Canopy

€380k

Support a collaborative campaign to drive sustainable viscose production for the apparel industry. Grant duration: 2 years.