We want to see a fashion industry that enables people to thrive. To make this happen, we fund initiatives are in line with our theory of change and that support our key programmes: accelerating sustainable cotton, improving working conditions, eradicating forced and child labour, and fostering circular fashion. We also work with C&A to strengthen communities both in retail and in sourcing countries.

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


List of grants

Save the Children India

Save the Children India

€350k / 2.4 years / ongoing

Combat child labour in cotton production in Madhya Pradesh.

Saxion University of Applied Science

Saxion University of Applied Science

€19k / 1 year / completed

Perform an academic life cycle analysis on chemically recycled fibres.

Saxion University of Applied Science

Saxion University of Applied Science

€38k / 1 year / completed

Researched opportunities for chemical recycling of cotton fibre.

sequa gGmbH

sequa gGmbH

€43k / 0.8 year / ongoing

Upscale of usage of an app for Myanmar garment workers, through which the workers can learn about their rights.

Sheva Nari O Shishu Kallyan Kendra (SHEVA)

Sheva Nari O Shishu Kallyan Kendra (SHEVA)

€22k / 1 year / ongoing

Facilitation of a Worker Advisors Panel pilot project

SMART Myanmar

SMART Myanmar

€10k / 4 months / completed

Connected women garment workers in Bangladesh and Myanmar to share methodologies on skills development and rights awareness.

Solidaridad Network

Solidaridad Network

€61k / 3.7 years / completed

Supported the "Better Mill Initiative" to reduce environmental impact of wet processing in China.

Solidarity Center

Solidarity Center

€450k / 1.5 year / ongoing

Research, advocacy, and action to combat gender based violence in the apparel sector

Sourcemap

Sourcemap

€337k / 1 year / ongoing

Build a free and open registry of apparel factory names and locations, assigning a unique ID to enable easier linking of disparate factory information.

South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)

South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)

€10k / 3 months / completed

Attend to the needs of displaced workers in Hazaribagh, Bangladesh after the government closed down tanneries.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

€500k / 3 years / ongoing

Improve the Higg Material Sustainability Index (Higg MSI), to help product designers to make better, less impactful choices at the product development stage.

TechnoServe Inc.

TechnoServe Inc.

€207k / 8 months / completed

Investigated the potential for a viable and thriving organic cotton sector in Tanzania.

Terre des hommes Deutschland

Terre des hommes Deutschland

€412k / 2.8 years / ongoing

Improve the livelihoods of migrant cotton workers in India.

Terre des hommes Deutschland

Terre des hommes Deutschland

€1m / 4.1 years / ongoing

Expand rehabilitation services for former bonded labourers, and carry out advocacy to prevent bonded labour in the textile industry in Tamil Nadu, India.

Textile Exchange

Textile Exchange

€521k / 3.5 years / ongoing

Strengthen the ability of the organisation to collect and disseminate data on organic cotton supply and demand.

The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law

The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law

€50k / 2 years / completed

Designed and launched the "Living Wage Innovation Challenge" to identify and support new ways to address unjust wages in the apparel sector.